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Aside from the cringe-worthy name, M76 suffers from being less spectacular than other nebulas in Orion such as the Flame, Horsehead, Running Man and the Orion Nebula (M42 and M43). It certainly deserves more attention that the faint smudge in the centre of the image below. The red struture at the left end of Orion's belt is teh Flame Nebula.


M78 lies close to the centre of this image.