LDN 1251 (Cep)

LDN 1251 (Cep)

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Date/Site: 21. September 2020, remote observatory on the AAR club's site in Presberg
Exposure/
Filter:
R: 27 x 180 seconds,
G: 23 x 180 seconds,
B: 21 x 180 seconds,
L: 27 x 180 seconds, (-20°C)
Camera: Moravian G3-16200 with Astronomik Type II-filters
Optics/
Instrument:
250mm f/4,7 Newton with VIP-3010 Paracorr on 10Micron GM1000 HPS
Guiding: Lodestar attached to a 61mm-finder,
focusing: Microtouch and FocusMax,
data acquired remotely using CCD-Commander and MaximDL 6,
processing: PixInsight 1.8

The dusty molecular cloud "Lynds Dark Nebula 1251" contains several young stars, which jets produce Herbig-Haro-objects.
Two distant galaxies, PGC69472 und PGC166755, shine through the outer regions of the dust clouds.

© Friedhelm Hübner, last revision:  17.01.2021