NGC 1435  -  Tempel's Nebula

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Object data of NGC1435

Object type: reflection nebula
Size: 30'
Magnitude: -
Constellation: Tau
Distance: 400 Ly
Notes: NGC1435 is a part  of the reflection nebulae associated with M45 (The Plejades). The bright star in the centre of the image is Merope (23 Tau). In the very close neighbourhood of Merope one can find the very small reflection nebula IC349, which is named 'Barnard's Merope Nebula'.

Exposure data

Date: 2008-12-27
Location: Nussbach / Austria (400m)
Telescope: 12" Newtonian telescope with Paracorr (f=1718mm)
Camera: ST2000XM with CFW8 and Baader Filters
Binning: L 1x1 / RGB 1x1
Exposure time: L 19x1m / R 6x2m / G 6x2m / B 6x2m
Exposure time total: 55 min