Lynds 1616

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Lynds 1616
dark nebula
Diffuse
ESO-NGC1788.jpg
NGC 1788 and Lynds 1616
Observation data: J2000 epoch
Right ascension 05h 06m 54.0s
Declination -03° 21′
Distance — ly
Apparent magnitude (V)
Apparent dimensions (V)
Constellation Orion
Physical characteristics
Radius — ly
Absolute magnitude (V)
See also: Lists of nebulae

Lynds 1616 is a very opaque dark nebula that is apparently a part of NGC 1788, involved in the Southwest part of it. It is most distinct due south of NGC 1788's central region.

Lynds 1616 is located in the constellation Orion, at RA 05h 06m 54.0s and Dec: −03° 21' 00" (Epoch 2000).