vdB 6, NGC 654 (oc), NGC 663 (oc), LDN 1343-4; Cassiopeia
Astro Systeme Austria N12 f/3.5 astrograph (Lum)
Tele Vue 127is f/5.2 refractor (color)
KAI-11000M/CM M (Lum), CM (color)
Total Exposure TIme: 10+ Hours, L:OSC 300:310 minutes, unbinned
August 2009; Inkom, ID
Comments: vdB 6 is the very small reflection nebula in the lower left of the open cluster NGC 654. The image has a light hazy background due to the fact that these hazy patches are actually dark nebulae catalog by Beverly Lynd. They have been penetrated in this image, all except the most dense portions. These dark nebulae appear to part of a larger molecular cloud cataloged in [YDM97] (Yonekura, Dobashi, Mizuno, et al. Molecular clouds in Cepheus and Cassiopeia. Astrophys. J. Suppl. Ser. 1997).
See the color data here giving a much wider field of view as well as other star clusters.