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Contains:  Sh2-202, VdB14, VdB15

Image of the day 10/19/2019

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    vdB 14, vdB 15, & Sh2-202 in Camelopardalis, 



    
        

            Jarrett Trezzo
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    vdB 14, vdB 15, & Sh2-202 in Camelopardalis

    Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron 11" Rowe-Ackermann Schmidt Astrograph

    Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY367C

    Mounts: Orion Atlas Pro AZ/EQ-G

    Guiding telescopes or lenses: Astromania 60mm Guide Scope

    Guiding cameras: QHYCCD QHY5III178M

    Software: PixInsight 1.8.5  ·  SynScan Pro  ·  Lightroom CC  ·  Astro Pixel Processor  ·  Metaguide 5.2.6  ·  Sequence Generator Pro

    Filters: Astronomik L2 UV/IR Cut

    Accessory: Celestron Focus Motor  ·  Berlebach Planet Tripod  ·  Baader Planetarium UFC  ·  Spike-a Flat Fielder  ·  QHYCCD PoleMaster


    Dates:Aug. 4, 2019Sept. 7, 2019Sept. 23, 2019Sept. 24, 2019Sept. 25, 2019Oct. 11, 2019

    Frames:
    Astronomik H-alpha 12nm: 63x180"
    Astronomik L2 UV/IR Cut: 485x60"

    Integration: 11.2 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 16.53 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 41.63%

    Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

    Mean SQM: 19.79


    Astrometry.net job: 2987507

    RA center: 3h 25' 6"

    DEC center: +59° 23' 12"

    Pixel scale: 1.625 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 1.490 degrees

    Field radius: 1.747 degrees


    Resolution: 6474x4245

    Locations: Backyard, Parrish, FL, United States

    Data source: Backyard

    Description

    Just a short hop from the well-known and frequently imaged Heart and Soul Nebulae (IC 1805 and IC 1848 respectively), is a third lesser known large emission nebulae, known as Sh2-202. Most of it occupies the right half of this image, but it does extend slightly beyond the framing. Bordering it on the left are the reflection nebulae vdB 14 and vdB 15. These objects create a lovely contrasting field with scattered dark nebulae and the open star cluster Stock 23 in the upper right corner. vdB 14 is purely a reflection nebula on the top left quadrant of the image, illuminated by the star HD 21291. vdB 15 is below it and is a reflection nebula illuminated by the star HD 21389 but it also contains some red emission nebulae, which give the pinkish hues to certain areas.

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