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Observation by David Perkin: NGC 1554/1555 (Hind's Variable Nebula)

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David Perkin

Observer

David Perkin

Observed

2017 Nov 15 - 16:35

Uploaded

2020 Oct 05 - 15:44

Objects

NGC1554

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Constellation

Taurus

Field centre

RA: 04h21m
Dec: +19°31'
Position angle: -71°06'

Field size

0°11' × 0°08'

Equipment
  • 10" f/4 Newtonian
  • Canon EOS1100D
  • Baader Coma Corrector
  • AZ-EQ6-GT Mount
Exposure

2 minutes * 20 exposures (2 dropped)

Location

Cumbria

Target name

NGC1554

Title

NGC 1554/1555 (Hind's Variable Nebula)

About this image

Opinion differs whether NGC1554 is Hind's Nebula and NGC1555 Struve's but Struve's hasn't been seen for decades so the two numbers are usually given together. Testing longer exposures with the Canon.Stacked with DSS and processed with cheap tools (I now use PixInsight).

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