GN 00.42.0  =  NS 2

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Object data of GN00.42.0

Object type: reflection nebula (bipolar nebula)
Size: 4'
Constellation: Cas
Notes: GN 00.42.0, also known as NS 2, is a bipolar nebula in the neighbourhood of the emission nebula NGC 281 and of the bright star Alpha Cas. The colourful rays in the top right corner are caused by Alpha Cas.

Exposure data

Date: 2013-12-23 + 27 + 30 + 2014-01-01
Location: Nussbach / Austria (400m)
Telescope: 12" Newtonian telescope (f=1120mm)
Camera: ST2000XM with CFW8 and Baader Filters
Binning: L 1x1 / RGB 1x1
Mount: ASA DDM85
Exposure time: L 35x12m / R 8x12m / G 8x12m / B 8x12m
Exposure time total: 11h 48m
Notes: bad transparancy