IC348 and NGC1333 Molecular Cloud | Lynn Hilborn

Lynn Hilborn
Location of photo
Grafton, Ontario
Date/Time of photo
over 5 nights in October/November 2010
TeleVue NP 101is telescope @f4.3 and a FLI ML8300 camera. Image is LRGB and Ha all binned 1x1. Mount is a pier mounted G11.
A rarely photographed combination. Giant molecular cloud and dust lanes in Perseus. On the left is IC348 a bright young cluster settled in the reflection nebula of this giant cloud. On the right side of this 2 frame mosaic is NGC 1333 and area of star birth surrounded by dark lanes of cosmic dust. Each frame is 9 hours of exposure for a total 18 hours over 5 nights in October and November 2010. Taken by Lynn Hilborn, WhistleStop Observatory, Grafton, Ontario.
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