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Dr Alan Potts

Location of Photo:

Newport, South Wales, United Kingdom

Date/Time of photo:

15th and 21st May, 2020


130PDS SkyWatcher f/5 Newtonian and Nikon D3200 DSLR


The reflection nebula surrounding a hot, young star imaged with a 130mm f/5 Newtonian reflector. A total of 343 subframes were stacked for the final 40m 5s result, 9m 25s from the 15th May and 30m 40s from 31st May 2020. The 2 images from each night were stacked leading to the 8 diffraction spikes around the brightest field stars.


Image of Alan Potts

Alan Potts

October 25, 2020 at 3:54 pm

(Dates were 15th and 31st May).

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