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vdB 126
Reflection Nebula in Vulpecula
RA: 19h 26m 11s  Dec: +22 45' 11", Distance: 2700 ly

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Location & Date
Backyard, Abbott Observatory- Long Island, NY,  June, 2020
Telescope
TMB130SS F/7 APO, Moonlite focuser, Losmandy G11 Gemini
Image scale 1.54 arcsec/pixel
Camera
SBIG ST-10XME
Baader  R,G,B filters
CCD temp -15C
Exposures
Red-20x10m  Green-20x10m Blue-20x10m Bin 1x1
Planning & Acquisition
Image planning - Sequence Generator Pro
Image acquisition - Sequence Generator Pro w/PinPoint & PHD2 (guiding)
Processing
CCDStack - calibration, de-bloom, normalize, combine, deconvolution
Adobe CS4 - RGB Image composition, Noise reduction, JPEG conversion




Cataloged in 1966 by Sidney van den Bergh, VDB 126 and LBN 134 are 2 blue reflection nebulae in the constellation Vulpecula located in a dense star and dust area of the Milky Way and is surrounded by several dark nebulae. The gas and dust in the nebula reflects the light of HD 182918, the main sequence star in the center.
vbB 126