Object name: PVCEP
Designation(s): PVCEP, 12,
Gyulbudaghian's Nebula is a highly variable nebula lit up by PV Cephi. The star is also the source of HH-215. No two images of this one look the same. Sometimes it is just a faint, rather white jet, other times there's a very obvious reflection nebula. Sometimes it is somewhat diffuse and blue other times rather white and detailed. This is the way I found it when my data was taken on September 24, 2011 (UT). Compare it to this image taken in October 2010 http://www.caelumobservatory.com/gallery/PVCephei.shtml . Then there's this very wide field image, west up, taken in 2008 when it was more like seen in my image, http://tvdavisastropics.com/astroimages-1_000067.htm . It is virtually invisible in this, east up, July 2009 image http://www.astroeder.com/deepsky/350D/lbn468/lbn468_eder_en.htm .