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VDB149 & VDB150

VDB149 & VDB150

These two reflection nebulae are rarely imaged and this image may well be a premiere for amateur astroimaging. vdB 149 is the blue reflection nebula on the center right,vdB150 the center left. The darker nebula just “above” vdB150 is Lynds Dark Nebula 1235. It is likely an Extended Red Emission nebula (ERE). These ERE are galactic dark nebulae at high latitudes that become visible through illumination by the interstellar radiation field.
Luminance data taken on Grammos Mt. Greece. RGB Color data taken on Parnon Mt.

Telescope: O.S RH200
Mount: AP Mach1 GTO
Camera: ATIK383L+ M
Filters: Baader LRGB
Total Exposure: 6h

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