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Gyulbudaghian's nebula


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About this observation
Mike Harlow
Time of observation
19/11/2020 - 22:00
Gyulbudaghian's variable nebula
Observing location
Ipswich, UK
12 inch F/3.6 Astrograph
Starlight Xpress H16 CCD (2048x2048 pxl)
Astrodon luminance filter (400-700nm)
277 x 30 seconds

A wider field of view starting to show part of the giant molecular cloud that Gyulbudaghian's nebula sits in (LBN 468).  Field is 30 x 30 arc minutes with north up.  The nebula and PV Cephei are towards top left.

(Yes, a bit of image rotation, seen bottom right, due to poor polar alignment and several hours of imaging...!!!)

There are some very nice wide field images of the giant molecular cloud which is designated LBN468.  See for example

Image 1Image 2Image 3.  (Wow!)

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