A lesser known sight in the nebula-rich constellation Orion, NGC 2174 can be found with binoculars near the head of the celestial hunter.
About 6,400 light-years distant, the glowing cosmic cloud surrounds loose clusters of young stars.
Covering an area larger than the full Moon on the sky. The broad band image combines filters in a closer analogy to human vision,
dominated by the red glow of hydrogen.
[Text from APOD]