vdB 13  +  Barnard 203

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DSLR widefield image

Object data of vdB13

Object type: Reflection nebula
Size: 5'
Magnitude: -
Constellation: Ari
Distance: 1,000 Ly
Notes: vdB 13 is the bluish reflection nebula in the above image. It is illuminated by HIP 15984, a blue star of spectral type B8. To the south of vdB 13 one can find the dark nebula Barnard 203. Within the dark clouds of B 203 another reflection nebula is visible: RNO 14, which shows a red-brownish colour. Please, have a look at the object identification image to identify RNO 14 together with many interesting Herbig-Haro objects.

Exposure data

Date: 2014-12-23 + 2015-01-13 + 2015-02-15+16+17+20
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 52x12min / R 14x12min / G 14x12min / B 14x12min
Exposure time total: 18h 48min
Notes: RGB with bad seeing, luminance with bad transparency