vdB 1

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Object identification (850kB)

OSC widefield image

Object data of vdB1

Object type: reflection nebula
Size: 9'
Constellation: Cas
Notes: vdB 1 is a reflection nebula in constellation Cassiopeia. The bright star Beta Cas (outside of the above image) brightens the top right corner of the image.

To the north east of vdB 1 one can find two interesting variable stars with Herbig-Haro objects: V633 Cas with HH164 and V376 Cas with HH162.

Exposure data

Date: 2011-10-01 + 02 + 03 + 22 + 24 + 2011-11-18 + 28
Location: Nussbach / Austria (400m)
Telescope: 12" Newtonian telescope (f=1120mm)
Camera: ST2000XM with CFW8 and Baader Filters
Binning: L 1x1 / RGB 1x1
Exposure time: L 43x12m / R 12x12m / G 12x12m / B 12x12m
Exposure time total: 15h 48m