18th of May 2019 - Around Omicron Persei - author Piotr Marczuk

We have already shown the treasures of the Cygnus constellation, but at summer's and autumn's sky are also full of other interesting and beautiful objects, even in the constellation Perseus. The Perseus dust cloud is one of the most colorful areas of the northern sky. Piotr Marczuk brilliantly showed a fragment of Perseus from the IC 348 nebula (upper left corner) through the colorful NGC 1333 on the right and blue nebulae from the Van den Berg catalog in the lower right corner. Optics: Takahashi FSQ 106 ED with reducer 0.73x; camera: ATIK 11000 with filters Astrodon gen. 2; mount: Astrophysics AP 900.

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