The Taurus-Auriga Complex is a Star-Forming Region in the constellation Taurus, consisting of a number of individual clouds, including Taurus Molecular Cloud 1 and Taurus Molecular Cloud 2 (TMC-2). At 140 Parsecs, it is the nearest to us, thus is interesting to observe. It is 30 parsecs across and contains 35,000 solar masses of material.
Lick Observatory Calcium Line Survey (LkCl)
Taurus Molecular Cloud 1 (TMC-1)