Taurus dark cloud

Taurus dark cloud

[′tȯr·əs ′därk ′klau̇d]
(astronomy)
A large, relative nearby aggregate of dust and gas in which star formation is taking place.
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The easiest one was B19-B22, the 6[degrees]-long Taurus Dark Cloud.
Equally long B219 lies a couple of degrees north of the Taurus Dark Cloud and extends into Auriga.
South of the Taurus Dark Cloud my 8-inch at 30x showed all of 1.
5[degrees] long and lie immediately west of the Taurus Dark Cloud.
Observing the Taurus Dark Cloud and the other two large winding dust clouds isn't exceptionally difficult, but I haven't read of any other reported observations except for Nova Scotian Paul Gray's detection of the thin neck in B211 near Phi Tauri.