|Barnard 174 is an impressive Dark Nebula in Cepheus. Dark nebulae consists of interstellar matter (gas and dust) and absorbs the light of stars behind them. B 174 is an active star forming region and it's cold there: about -263 °C.
This wide field image shows more dark nebulae and mainly on the left side of the image, extensions of the bright nebula LBN 474. This results in a redish haze all over the image.
|G53F + Pulsar2, Tripod: GHS kII Qlock
|Takahashi FSQ 106ED
|Astrodon LRGB 1,25''
|L/R/G/B - 30/10/9/8 x 10min
|Inzersdorf im Kremstal / Austria