Dark nebula LDN 673

Posted by BobFranke
on Monday, July 28, 2014

Looking very much like a deadly virus, LDN 673 is located in the constellation Aquila. This dark nebula, at a distance of about 600 light years. Expansive molecular clouds in the Aquila rift make the distant stars appear reddish, while the very dense LDN 673 nebula completely blocks the starlight

Taken from 6/24/2014 to 7/03/2014in 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 12.6 hrs.

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