Barnard 201

Posted by dcrowson
on Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Barnard 201 appears to be a nondescript nebula located about a degree away from NGC 864 and 869 – the double cluster – in Perseus.

There appears to be a lot of dust in the foreground. The thickest clouds are cataloged in the Planck Galactic Cold Clump (PGCC) catalog -

Luminance – 53x600s – 530 minutes – binned 1x1
RGB – 8x300s – 40 minutes each – binned 2x2

650 minutes total exposure – 10 hours 50 minutes

Imaged October 6th, 7th and 8th, 2021 from Dark Sky New Mexico at Rancho Hidalgo (Animas, New Mexico) with a SBIG STF-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT12RCT at f/8 2432mm.

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