NGC 6914, vdB 131 and vdB 132

NGC 6914

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Location / Date

Zellerndorf, 17., 25. und 26. September 2011

Telescope / Mount / Guiding

10" f4,7 Skywatcher Newtonian, Skywatcher NEQ6, Baader MPCC, Lacerta OAG + Mgen

Camera / Exposure

Canon EOS 1000Da, 46 x 15min ISO 200 (total 11h 30min)


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NGC 6914 is a reflection nebula embedded within the diffuse emission nebulosity of the Cygnus region. The region represents an immense collection of young stars, most of which are hidden by surrounding dust. The blue reflection nebula to the right is known as NGC 6914A (vdB 131), and the one on the left is NGC 6914B (vdB 132).

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