NGC1333 reflection nebula in Perseus

NGC1333  Is a dark and dusty reflection nebula in Perseus. It is approximately 1000 light years from Earth.  There is much going on in NGC1333. In this dark and dusty Nebula there is also  Emission and Reflection Nebula. There is new star formation with most of the stars being less than 1,000,000 years old. That’s very young for a star, considering our sun is 4.5 billion years old now. NGC spans about 6 light years across.

Scope: Planewave 17in
Camera: Apogee U16
Mount: Paramount ME
Filters: Astrodon LRGB
Exposures: R 2hrs G 2hrs B 2hrs L 6.75Hrs LRGB 15min subs Total time 12.75 Hrs
Location: Sierra Nevada Mountains CA. Heavens Mirror Observatory SRO 2012
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Autor: Bill Snyder

18 December 2013

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