Observation by Graeme Coates: LBN468, and dust on the Cepheus/Draco bo...

Uploaded by

Graeme Coates

Observer

Graeme Coates

Observed

2021 Oct 01 - 00:00

Uploaded

2022 Feb 08 - 11:25

Planetarium overlay









Constellation

Draco

Field centre

RA: 20h38m
Dec: +67°38'
Position angle: +84°04'

Field size

2°26' × 1°48'

Equipment
  • Skywatcher Esprit 80ED
  • MI-250
  • STF8300M
  • Baader Filters
Exposure

31.5hrs total (LRGB)

Location

EEYE

Target name

LBN468, LDNs 1147/48/55/57/58

Title

LBN468, and dust on the Cepheus/Draco border

About this image

LBN 468 lies on the border of Cepheus and Draco and is part of a wide region of dust and light and dark nebulae - there are several LDN catalogued dark nebulae in this image. Towards the centre-top of the image is the small Gyulbudaghian's Nebula (GM 1-29) illuminated by the variable PV Cep.

Near LDN1157 is what appears to be another small embedded nebula which is (perhaps mis-) catalogued as PGC 2708838 - this is however a nebula near the YSO IRAS 20359+6745, and is also catalogued as GM 3-12 / GN 20.35.9 - this lies at at distance of 340±3pc [Sharma et. al : https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2020/07/aa37438-20/aa37438-20.html]

Image taken Sep/Oct 2021 from EEYE. 
Acquisition: Paul Tribe, Graeme Coates
Processing: Graeme Coates

Files associated with this observation
Like this image
Copyright of all images and other observations submitted to the BAA remains with the owner of the work. Reproduction of work by third parties is expressly forbidden without the consent of the copyright holder. By submitting images to this online gallery, you grant the BAA permission to reproduce them in any of our publications.