VdB 127 - reflection nebula in Sagitta

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© Velimir Popov & Emil Ivanov 2017

VdB 127 is a reflection nebula in the constellation of the Sagitta. It is located near the 3.7 mag. star δ Sge, which, beeing from spectral class M2II + B6, illuminates the nebula giving to it yellow-redish color. The emision nebula Sh2-84 can be seen below VdB 127, as well as some dark and bright nebulae (see annotated mouseover)

Image details:


Center of field RA 19:47:26 (h:m:s)
Center of field DE +18:33:30 (deg:m:s)
Size 1.96 x 1.3 (deg)
Pixel scale: 2.99 (arcsec/pixel)
Orientation: Up is 69.6 degrees E of N
Charts and image details obtained from Astrometry.net
Optic(s): ASA 12" Astrograph @ f/3.6 (Newton)
Mount: ASA DDM85 Standard
Camera: SBIG STL 11000 M
Filters: Luminance, Red, Green, Blue, Astronomik filters
Dates/Times: 26. Jul. 2017
Location: IRIDA Observatory, BG, longitude: E 24 44' 18", latitude: N 41 41' 42"
Exp. Details: L:6x10min., R:5x10 min, G:5x10 min, B:5x10 min, Bin 2, Total Exposure Time - 210 min (3h 30min).
More details: Dark and flat frames reduction
Processing: PixInsight / PS
Copyright: Velimir Popov and Emil Ivanov 2013 - 2017. All Rights Reserved
e-mail: info@irida-observatory.org
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