LND1622

LND1622

LDN 1622; a star forming region found approximately 500 light-years away in the Orion constellation. It is home to several different types of nebulae; including two dark nebula (LDN 1622 itself and another small one), along with two emission nebulae — Magakian 159 or VdB 62  (the bright spot in the upper right-hand corner) and Magakian 160 or VdB 63 (the similarly shaped white orb directly below LDN 1622)