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Classification: Emission / Reflection Nebula
Constellation: Perseus (PER)
Object Location: Ra 03h 30m 16s Dec +31° 28’03° (current)
Size & Distance: 6.0 x 6.0 Apx 1000 light years.

Date & Location: 11-15-2009 Little Blair Valley, CA
Exposure: LRGB L=6 @ 15min. (bin 1x1) RGB=3ea. @ 15 min. (bin 2x2)
Optics: Telescope Engineering Company APO140ED @ f/7 F/L 940mm
Mount: Astro-Physics 900 GTO / ATS 10x36 pier.
Camera: SBIG-ST10XME / Internal guiding.
Filters: Astrodon G2 LRGB
Software: MaxImDL 4.56, Photoshop CS

Notes: Sky conditions: Poor seeing, windy, Temp 52°
Image Field of view is 35 x 52 arcmin.

The NGC 1333 nebula contains hundreds of newly formed stars that are less than one million years old. Reflection nebula NGC 1333 lies about 1,000 light years away toward the constellation Perseus.