Craig & Tammy Temple
Location of Photo:
Pikeville, TN & Hendersonville, TN, USA
Date/Time of photo:
November 1, 2, & 3, 2013
Telescope: Stellarvue SV80S Apo @ f/6 Accessories: Stellarvue SFF3 flattener; Dew control by Dew Buster; Alnitak Flat-Man Mount: Takahashi EM-200 Temma2 Camera: QSI583wsg CCD @ -20.0C Guiding: Starlight Xpress Lodestar via PHD Filters: Astrodon E-Series Gen II LRGB filters Exposure: 28 x 10min. binned 1x1 Luminance; 6 x 10min. binned 2x2 in each R, G, & B Acquisition: ImagesPlus 5.0 Camera Control Processing: PixInsight 1.8; Adobe PhotoShop CS5; Noise Ninja
NGC 1333 is a reflection nebula located about 1,000 light-years away in the constellation Perseus and belongs to the Perseus molecular cloud. This is a relatively new star forming region with stars that are less than 1 million years old.