The Laughing Skull Nebula (LBN 406)

Posted by BobFranke
on Sunday, February 16, 2014

Beverly Lynds Bright Nebula (LBN) 406 is a very faint Molecular Cloud in the constellation Draco. On her brightness scale of 1 to 6, Lynds classified this nebula as a barely visible, 1. The stellar winds have created some interesting shapes. This area is often called The Laughing Skull Nebula.

Taken from 5/31/2013 to 7/9/2013 in Chino Valley, AZ
Takahashi FSQ–106ED w/ an SBIG STF–8300 camera using Baader LRGB filters all on a Losmandy G11 mount.
Total exposure is 19 hrs.

For more info see...
http://bf-astro.com/lbn406/lbn406.htm

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