IC 2087

Combination of 10, 3 minute images using red, green and blue filters.
SBIG ST9XE CCD. 5" f/5 refractor at prime focus.

IC 2087 is a small and faint reflection nebula in Taurus. The nebula lies in the midst of a large region of dark nebulosity and is visible due to the nearby presence of a hot star. This star is not visible, it being hidden behind a thicker patch of dust.