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NGC1333 / Vdb16-13-12

Classification: Reflection Nebula, Dark Nebula
Constellation: Peresus, Taurus, Aries
Object Location: Ra 03h 27m 11s Dec +30° 33’11” (current)
Size & Distance: NA Apx 1000 light years

Date & Location: 11-14-2020 Little Blair Valley, CA
Exposure: LRGB 180-90-90-90 L=18x10 RGB 6x15ea (bin 1x1)
Optics: Telescope Engineering Company APO110FL w/ TEC FF @ f/5.74, 631mm using the Optec FocusLynx.
Mount: Astro-Physics 1200 GTOCP4 / ATS 10x36 pier.
Camera: FLI-PL16803 @-25c / FLI CFW5-7 / FLI-Atlas focuser / Guided by SBIG ST-I / w OAG.
Filters: Astrodon G2 LRGB
Software: MaxImDL 6.11, Photoshop CC, CCDStack, Topaz Studio.

Notes: Sky conditions: Above Average 4.5 of 5 seeing, No wind, Temp range 51-30°
Image Field of view is 198x198 arcmin. Image Scale 2.94 arcsec/pix

This FOV shows 3 constellations, Peresus, Taurus, and Aries. NGC1333, low left of center and Vdb12, just above-left of 1333 are in Peresus, Vdb16, right of center, and Vdb13, just above-left of center are in Aries, Taurus shows just dust, bottom center and bottom right corner. This FOV also shows many of the dark Barnard nebulas.
NGC 1333 nebula also 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.