Abell 21 Medusa nébula en SHOrgb

Sh2-265/LBN 869

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SH2-265est un nébuleuse d'émission visible dans la constellation de Orion.

Elle  est  localisée dans la partie nord de la constellation, à environ 2 ° au nord-ouest du brillant Bellatrix (Γ Orionis);

Sh2-265, you can find at lower right hand side, is a very dimmed reddish H-alpha diffused nebula spread around 2 degrees northwest of Bellatrix. The nebula is one of gaseous matters forming the Orion Association, has a span of about 50 arc minutes. We can hardly recognize its detailed structures, contains complicated dark nebulae, looks like a ring structure.