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.