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Contains:  The star 24UMi, The star Yildun (δUMi), The star Polaris (αUMi), Part of the constellation Ursa Minor (UMi)
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Polaris Nebula (Mandel Wilson 1, MW1), 


            Björn Hoffmann
Polaris Nebula (Mandel Wilson 1, MW1)

Polaris Nebula (Mandel Wilson 1, MW1)

Technical card

Resolution: 2000x1334

Dates:Feb. 13, 2018

Frames: 15x3" ISO400 bin 2x2

Integration: 0.0 hours

Flats: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 27.36 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.25%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Temperature: -3.00 job: 1928960

RA center: 104.563 degrees

DEC center: 88.309 degrees

Pixel scale: 18.345 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 186.284 degrees

Field radius: 6.126 degrees


Last night I tried again to capture the polaris nebula, this time with different camera settings. Worked well!



Björn Hoffmann
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons

Sky plot

Sky plot


Polaris Nebula (Mandel Wilson 1, MW1), 


            Björn Hoffmann