GAL 110-13 and vdB 158 | Bob Franke

Bob Franke
Location of photo
Chino Valley, AZ
Date/Time of photo
11/5/2016 to 12/5/2013
Takahashi FSQ-106ED scope SBIG STF-8300 camera Baader LRGB filters Losmandy G11 mount
The nebula is shown rotated 90 degrees clockwise. GAL110−13 is an elongated molecular cloud, at a distance of about 1,400 light-years, in the constellation of Andromeda. The blue reflection nebula, vdB 158, is located at the southern end of the cloud. The nearby bright B-Type star, HD 222142, illuminates VdB 158. At 10 o'clock from vdB 158, and about halfway to the edge of the image, is the small planetary nebula PK 110-12 1. Luboš Kohoutek discovered the PN in 1963. Distance estimates range from 13.8 to 17.1 thousand light-years. 13.5 Hrs. total LRGB exposure
All comments must follow the Sky & Telescope Terms of Use and will be moderated prior to posting. Please be civil in your comments. Sky & Telescope reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter’s username, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.