NGC 1333

Alt. Designations: NGC 1333
Object Type: reflection nebula
Constellation: Perseus
Distance: 1 kly
Right Ascension: 03h 29m 18.0s
Declination: +31° 25´ 00"
Visual Magnitude:
Apparent Dimension: 6.0´ X 3.0´
Best Month To View: Nov

This star-forming region, located roughly 1,000 light-years from Earth in the direction of the constellation Perseus, harbors hundreds of newly formed stars less than one million years old. Many of these proto-stars exhibit energetic activity such as jets and strong stellar winds.