British Astronomical Association
Supporting amateur astronomers since 1890

Secondary menu

Main menu

BAA Community

Hubbles variable nebula


Expand image

About this observation
Peter Mulligan
Time of observation
13/02/2018 - 19:38
NGC 2261
Observing location
Sheffield UK
Skywatcher Explorer 200p on EQ5
Canon 1100D
72-10sec, ISO 1600,

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.

Copyright of all images and other observations submitted to the BAA remains with the owner of the work. Reproduction of the work by third-parties is expressly forbidden without the consent of the copyright holder. For more information, please contact the webmaster.