vdB 135

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Object data of vdB135

Object type: reflection nebula
Size: 3'
Constellation: Cyg
Notes: vdB 135 is one of the rare reflection nebulae with a yellowish colour. The light of BD+31 4152, a 8.4 mag star of spectral type K5, is reflected in vdB 135.

Despite of the position of this field inside the Milky Way, It seems that one can find three very faint background galaxies to the north-west of vdB135.

Exposure data

Date: 2013-08-30 + 2013-09-04 + 05 + 06 + 07 + 09
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 62x12m / R 20x12m / G 20x12m / B 20x12m
Exposure time total: 24h 24m