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Hubbles variable nebula

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Observer
Peter Mulligan
Time of observation
13/02/2018 - 19:38
Object
NGC 2261
Observing location
Sheffield UK
Equipment
Skywatcher Explorer 200p on EQ5
Canon 1100D
Exposure
72-10sec, ISO 1600,
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The most popular of the variable nebulae the fan shaped  NGC 2261, and YSO R Mon.  It's thought  that the light changes are due to dust clouds blocking the stars light and casting shadows.

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NickDHewitt's picture

Hi Peter,

Could you send the image and any additional details to em at nickdhewitt@btinternet.com?

I have taken over the Variable Nebula co-ordination for the BAA DSS.

Thanks

Nick

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