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Observation by Mark Phillips: The Tribble Nebulae

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Mark Phillips

Observer

Mark Phillips

Observed

2021 Nov 12 - 21:45

Uploaded

2021 Nov 16 - 11:24

Objects

NGC1624

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Constellation

Perseus

Field centre

RA: 04h38m
Dec: +50°40'
Position angle: +19°14'

Field size

1°07' × 0°44'

Equipment
  • 250mm f4.8 Newtonian, MPCC
  • QHY169C @-15°C
  • Altair Astro tri-band filter
Exposure

15x300s, darks, flats, bias

Location

Forthimage Observatory, Edinburgh UK

Target name

Tribble Nebulae Sh2-211 and NGC 1624 / Sh2-212

Title

The Tribble Nebulae

About this image

An obscure couple of objects in Perseus I've not seen imaged before. Tribbles because they look like the small furry creatures from Star Trek. The dark patch top right is dark nebula Barnard 20.

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