VdB 135 in Cygnus

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© Velimir Popov & Emil Ivanov 2017

VdB 135 is a reflection nebula in the constellation Cygnus. The illuminating star is BD+31 4152, a 8.4 mag star of spectral type K5, which gives the yellowish colour to the nebula. VdB 135 is situateted at the front of the dark nebula LDN 864.

Image details:


Center of field RA 20:36:49 (h:m:s)
Center of field DE +32:29:02 (deg:m:s)
Size 1.87 x 1.29 (deg)
Pixel scale: 2.99 (arcsec/pixel)
Orientation: Up is 69.5 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: 29 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
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