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Observation by Paul Downing: NGC 1931 in Auriga

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Paul Downing, FRAS

Observer

Paul Downing

Observed

2019 Oct 24 - 00:00

Uploaded

2019 Oct 25 - 11:30

Objects

NGC1931

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Constellation

Auriga

Field centre

RA: 05h31m
Dec: +34°13'
Position angle: -90°17'

Field size

0°24' × 0°18'

Equipment
  • 12.5 inch Planewave scope
  • QSI 683 CCD camera
  • Takahashi NJP mount
Exposure

LRGB of 145 mins L and 35 mins RGB

Location

Alpujarra, Spain

Target name

NGC 1931

Title

NGC 1931 in Auriga

About this image

I was encouraged to image this little nebula by Dean Ashton's recent PotW of it.  I think he was better.  :(

NGC 1931 is an emission and reflection nebula about 7,000 light years away in Auriga.

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