Celestial hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Perseus (Per)  ·  Contains:  LBN 704  ·  LBN 705  ·  LBN 706  ·  NGC 1491  ·  Sh2-206
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NGC 1491 - Fossil Footprint Nebula - Sh2-206 - LBN 704/705

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NGC 1491 - Fossil Footprint Nebula - Sh2-206 - LBN 704/705

Acquisition details

Frames:
Baader Blue (B-CCD): 50×60(50′)
Baader Green (G-CCD): 50×60(50′)
Baader H-alpha 7nm: 61×200(3h 23′ 20″)
Baader Red (R-CCD): 50×60(50′)
Chroma OIII 3nm Bandpass: 43×200(2h 23′ 20″)
Integration:
8h 16′ 40″

RA center: 04h03m33s.536

DEC center: +51°1642.70

Pixel scale: 0.863 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -14.722 degrees

Field radius: 0.666 degrees

WCS transformation: thin plate spline

More info:Open 

Resolution: 4490x3264

File size: 12.0 MB

Locations: Balkon, Ascheberg, NRW, Germany

Data source: Backyard

Description

NGC 1491 is situated in the constellation Perseus about 11000 ly away.. It is also known as LBN 704/705 or sharpless 206. There is an 11th magnitude blue star (BD +50 886) in its center that produces a bubble with strong stellar winds that is open to the east.

The nebuloa complex is glowing in the red and blue colors of ionized Hydrogen (Ha) and Oyxygen (OIII) . This is an HOO-RGB composit.

TS Photoline 130/910 mm apo and ZWO1600mmp camera.

61 x 200 s Ha

43 x 200s OIII

50 x 60 s R/G/B each

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NGC 1491 - Fossil Footprint Nebula - Sh2-206 - LBN 704/705, 



    
        

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