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Area around LBN 552 - in Cepheus

Optics TEC APO 140 with Flattener at f7.2
Mount AstroPhysics 900GoTo
Camera STL-11000M
Filters Baader LRGB
Date Oct 2014 - Nov 2015
Location Antares Observatory
SQM-L ~20.6mag at zenith
Exposure LRGB = 11-10-8.3-7.6
total: 37.0h
FWHM 3.1 arcseconds
Programs used CCDAutoPilot, MaxIm DL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6
Notes Taken in 11 nights in autumn 2014 and 2015

Originally planned as a 2 frame mosaic (2nd part would have been further to the left towards LDN 1228) but canceled due to bad weather conditions and changes in the equipment.
LBN552 Nebula

click here for a 75% size image, 2830x1852 (3679KB)

The central object is LBN 552 with a orange reflection nebula (cataloged both as GN 21.00.4 and RNO 129). A 120% resolution crop is given here

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