vdB 47

Posted by dcrowson
on Saturday, April 29, 2017

van den Bergh 47 (HD 37387, Sharpless 243 and others) is a reflection nebula located in Taurus. It is approximately 1.5 degrees from M1.

Luminance – 15x600s – 150 minutes – binned 1x1
RGB – 8x300s – 40 minutes each – binned 2x2

270 minutes total exposure – 4 hours 30 minutes

Imaged from Dardenne Prairie, Missouri (a red zone) on December 19th, 2016 with a SBIG ST-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT90EDT at f/6.7 603mm.

LRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/34217431851/sizes/l

See my closer image here – https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/33506380644.

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