vdB 149 / 150  -  wide field

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Object identification (4.0MB)

Image with 12" Newtonian (f=1120mm)

Object data of vdB149

Object type: Reflection nebula
Size: 5'
Magnitude: -
Constellation: Cep
Distance: 1,000 Ly
Notes: vdB 149 is a blue reflection nebula in constellation Cepheus. It can be found in the centre of the above image. To the north a further blue reflection nebula (vdB 150) is visible.

Exposure data

Date: 2017-10-13 until 2017-10-20 (6 nights)
Location: Nussbach / Austria (400m)
Telescope: Takahashi FSQ-106ED (4" Apo f=530mm)
Camera: Canon EOS6D (ISO400)
Mount: ASA DDM85
Exposure time: 91x6min
Exposure time total: 9h06min
Notes: Bad transparency in many nights