Location of photo30km nw from Munich / Germany
Date/Time of photo09.10.2010
Equipmentoptics: Vixen VC200L, f = 1280mm
mount: Vixen New Atlux
camera: SBIG ST2000XM with SBIG LRGB - filters
exposure times: L:R:G:B 12x5min: 3x4min: 3x4min: 3x4min ( L: 1x1, RGB: 2x2 )
DescriptionNGC2261, also kwnown as Hubble's variable nebula is located in the constellation Monoceros.
The reflection nebula changes its brightness and its structural detail.