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Contains:  NGC 2169, The star ξOri
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vdB71, NGC2169, Sh2-268; Orion, 


            Thomas V. Davis
vdB71, NGC2169, Sh2-268; Orion

vdB71, NGC2169, Sh2-268; Orion

Technical card

Resolution: 4028x4028 job: 2190498

RA center: 92.697 degrees

DEC center: 13.871 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.660 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 274.146 degrees

Field radius: 1.313 degrees

Data source: Backyard


vdB71, NGC2169, Sh2-268; Orion
Astro-Physics 305mm f/3.8 Riccardi-Honders astrograph
KAI-16803; FLI Proline
Total Exposure Time: 4 hours; LRGB 60:60:60:60 min. RGB binned 2x2.
November 2013; Inkom, ID
Comments: vdB71 is the blue reflection nebula near the center on the image.

vdB71: Size (arcmin): 3.4
Type: illuminating star inside nebula
Surface brightness: faint
Color: blue
Absorption: moderate
Illuminating star ID1: BD+14 1171
Illuminating star ID2: HD252680
Mag. of illuminating star: 9.15
Spectral type of star: B2V



Thomas V. Davis
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vdB71, NGC2169, Sh2-268; Orion, 


            Thomas V. Davis