Nebulas galore

The first picture is LDN1235, a dark molecular cloud in the constellation of Cepheus. Also visible are the bright blue reflection nebulae VdB149&150.
The second picture is a bi-color narrowband image in Ha and O3 of the hydrogen rich area in Cygnus. Top right is NGC6888 or Crescent nebula at a distance of 5000ly. Middle left is the very faint PN G75.5+1.7 or Soap Bubble nebula, discovered only very recently by an amateur astronomer in 2008 (not me  )

LDN1235

Telescope: 16″ f3.75 Dream Scope
Camera: FLI ML16803
Mount: ASA DDM85
Exposure: 148x5min LRGB
Date: June – July 2017
Location: Southern Alps, France

NGC6888 and PN G75.5+1.7

Telescope: 16″ f3.75 Dream Scope
Camera: FLI ML16803
Mount: ASA DDM85
Exposure: 126x5min Ha(R) + O3(B) + synth G
Date: June – July 2017
Location: Southern Alps, France

 

 

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