Q&A: Galaxies, Galaxy Clusters, AGN, and Quasars
I need an image of the constellation Orion that also shows which
nebula (or cluster, or whatever) is where. For example, I can
find lots of images of the Orion Nebula Cluster, but nothing
that shows me where it is in relation to the rest of the entire
Try the following web site.
Better still, consult Burnham's Celestial Handbook, Vol. 2,
p. 1324, where you will find a description of the various
stars in Orion. In particular, Burnham says that "Half a
degree north of the Great Nebula is the star 42 Orionis
surrounded by the nebulosity NGC 1977....Another 25 minutes
to the north is the scattered grouping of 8th to 10th
magnitude stars designated NGC 1981." .