|Observation data: J2000 epoch|
|Right ascension||05h 06m 54s|
|Declination||−03° 21′ 00″|
|Apparent magnitude (V)||9.0|
|Apparent dimensions (V)||8′ × 8′|
|See also: Diffuse nebula, Lists of nebulae|
NGC 1788 is a reflection nebula in the constellation of Orion. It is rather sharply defined on its southwest perimeter where it is flanked by the dark nebula known as Lynds 1616. Lynds 1616 is apparently part of NGC 1788. The brightest involved star is 10th magnitude and lies in the northwest sector.
- "SIMBAD Astronomical Database". Results for NGC 1788. Retrieved 2007-04-03.
- NGC 1788 on WikiSky: DSS2, SDSS, GALEX, IRAS, Hydrogen α, X-Ray, Astrophoto, Sky Map, Articles and images