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LBN 331

Emission Nebula in constallation of Cygnus

This picture shows the emission nebula LBN 331, the bright star in the middle of the picture is 32 Cygni.

LBN 331
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Object: LBN 331
Date of exposures: 03.08.2018, 05.08.2018, 06.08.2018
Distance: 1.100 Lightyears
Exposures: Ha: 81 x 300", OIII: 23 x 300", RGB: 85 x 180", Sum: 12,0 hrs.
Telescope: 10'', F4 Newton
Focal length: 1000 mm
Filter: Astrodon H-Alpha 5nm, OIII 3nm, RGB E-Series
Camera: ASI 1600 MMC Pro
Guiding: Off Axis Guider, Lodestar
Mount: EQ8

32 Cygni is a binary star system (32 Cygni A and B). The orbital plane of the two stars is almost exactly aligned to the line of sight of the earth, which is why the system cannot be recognized optically as two stars. The emission nebula lies in the constellation of Cygnus, a dense star region of the Milky Way.
This field is also represented in the DWB catalogue - the lighter filaments of LBN 331 have the DWB designations DWB 179, 178, 177, 172, 171 (from left to right). 32 Cygni is at a distance to Earth of about 1,100 to 1,174 light years.