van den Bergh Catalog 
 
This catalog contains 159 reflection nebulae from the van den Bergh Reflection Nebulae Catalog. The catalog was originally published in 1966 by Sidney van den Bergh. According to van den Bergh it contains information for "all BD and CD stars north of -33 deg which are surrounded by reflection nebulosity visible on both the blue and red prints of the Palomar Sky Survey. The nearer reflection nebulae lie predominantly along Gould's Belt, whereas the more distant ones are concentrated to the galactic plane." 
 
I am systematically imaging these fascinating nebulae, many of which are often overlooked for other more famous objects. Many vdB objects are reflection portions of more famous nebulous objects, see M45 for example. A few vdB objects are included in a single image; these may not be close up images of the individual vdB objects but it gives the imager an idea where the various object may be found in relation to other cataloged objects. 
 
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