NGC1931 Nebula in Auriga

(RA 5h 31.4m , Dec. +3415', 4 x 4 arcmin.)

This emission and reflection nebular complex is located close to M36 and M38.

The image above was taken on February 21, 2001 from Harrowsmith, Ontario. Cookbook 245 LDC camera was used on Celestron Ultima 8 SCT with f6.3 focal reducer. Telescope was autoguided with Cookbook 211 LDC camera on a piggybacked 500mm f8 telephoto lens. White (5 x 240 sec.) exposures were combined using AIP4WIN.

North is to the right.

Map created in Guide 7.0 - 9 x 1030'. North is up.

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