Re: vdB 104 (Sh2-9)

Bernard Miller
 

Gregg,

Beautiful. You sure know how to find nebulae near bright stars.

Bernard

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Subject: [DarkSkyNewMexico] vdB 104 (Sh2-9)

Hi all

vdB 104 is a reflection nebula surrounding the 2.9 magnitude star sigma Scorpii. Sh2-9 is an emission nebula near the same star, so this is a combination of reflection/emission nebulosity:

http://www.greggsastronomy.com/IMAGES/vdB104_LRGB.jpg

Image data here:
http://www.greggsastronomy.com/vdB104.html

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Clear skies,


Gregg
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