NGC1333  A Dusty Nebula in Perseus

NGC1333  Is a dark and dusty reflection nebula in Perseus. It is approximately 1000 light years from Earth.  There is much going on in NGC1333. In this dark and dusty Nebula there is also  Emission and Reflection Nebula. There is new star formation with most of the stars being less than 1,000,000 years old. That’s very young for a star, considering our sun is 4.5 billion years old now. NGC spans about 6 light years across.





NGC1333  15min Luminance Subframes x 27 = 405 min combined image

NGC1333  15min Red Subframes x 8 = 120 min combined image

NGC1333  15min Green Subframes x 8 = 120 min combined image

NGC1333  15min Blue Subframes x 8 = 120 min combined image


Scope               Planewave 17in

Camera            Apogee U16

Mount               Paramount ME

Filters               Astrodon  LRGB     

Exposures       R 2hrs  G 2hrs  B 2hrs   L  6.75Hrs    LRGB 15min subs    Total time  12.75 Hrs

 Location          Sierra Nevada Mountains CA.  Heavens Mirror Observatory  SRO       2012 

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