Although very photogenic and well placed for
northern observers these two objects are
rarely imaged: LBN 762 can be seen in
this image. This field is located in Aries.
This relatively young association of gas and dust is
home to an early stellar nursery and a few newborn
Once believed to be the nearest dust cloud
from our solar system it is now suggested to be
about 850 light-years away.
The structure of LBN 762 is quite amazing, one must
wonder what forces are at play to create such
Numerous background galaxies are visible, some even
through relatively dense part of the translucent