"The surface of the Earth is the shore of the cosmic ocean... Recently, we've managed to wade a little way out, and the water seems inviting." - Carl Sagan
The Orion Nebula (also known as M42) is a diffuse nebula situated south of Orion’s Belt in the constellation of Orion. It is one of the brightest nebulae, and is visible to the naked eye in the night sky. The nebula Messier 78 (also known as M78 or NGC 2068) is a reflection nebula in the constellation Orion. This image was taken in Mersing, Malaysia with a total exposure time of 2 hours. Ha images were taken to boost the HII region around the nebulae.