vdB 1

Gregg Ruppel
 

Hi

vdB1 (first entry in the van den Bergh catalog) is a small reflection nebula awash in the glare of beta Cas (Caph):
http://www.greggsastronomy.com/IMAGES/vdB1-LRGB.jpg

Full resolution crop:
http://www.greggsastronomy.com/IMAGES/vdB1-LRGBcrop.jpg

Just to the northeast of the nebula is a star forming region containing several Herbig-Haro objects (HH 161, 162, 164).

Image data here:
http://www.greggsastronomy.com/vdB1.html

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Gregg
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