NGC 1555  -  wide field

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Image with AP175

Object data of NGC1555

Object type: Herbig-Haro object
Size: 0.5'
Magnitude: -
Constellation: Tau
Distance: 400 Ly
Notes: NGC 1555, also known as Hind's Variable Nebula, is a variable nebula, illuminated by the young star T Tauri, located in the constellation Taurus. It is a Herbig–Haro object.

NGC 1555 is embedded in a dusty region of the sky, as can be seen clearly in the above image.

Exposure data

Date: 2017-11-15 + 17 + 19 + 20
Location: ATHOS Centro Astronomico / La Palma (900m)
Telescope: TEC APO 110 FL (f=616mm)
Camera: Canon EOS6D (ISO800)
Mount: 10micron GM3000 HPS
Exposure time: 65x5min
Exposure time total: 5h 25min
Notes: Image acquisition by CEDIC team (Bernhard Hubl, Christoph Kaltseis, Markus Blauensteiner)

Image processing by Bernhard Hubl