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LDN981 + V1331 Cyg


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About this observation
Grant Privett
Time of observation
14/09/2020 - 00:15
V1331+dark neb
Observing location
Celestron RASA 11"
Starlight Trius 694
Paramount MEII

The dark nebula LDN 981 in Cygnus is a popular target for wide field of view imaging. It certainly is impressive and its only a matter of time before someone at S&T tells everyone its also called "The Starfish Nebula" or "The Chthulu nebula" or something similarly trite, but I'm content with LDN981. Its concise and its simple. 

Anyway, its a pretty field that contains V1331 which has a shell of gas round it and is believed to be a protostar, subtype T-Tauri. I fancied a quick look at it and was rewarded well for my 40 mins. Will have another look every now and again and see if there are any obvious changes.

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