vdB 136

Posted by dcrowson
on Thursday, September 21, 2017

van den Bergh 136 (HD 196819, HIP 101841, part of the Diamond Ring Cluster and others) is an unusual gold reflection nebula located in Cygnus.

Luminance – 24x600s – 240 minutes – binned 1x1
RGB – 8x300s – 40 minutes each – binned 2x2

360 minutes total exposure – 6 hours

Imaged September 19th and 20th, 2017 from Dark Sky New Mexico at Rancho Hidalgo (Animas, New Mexico) with a SBIG STF-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT12RCT at f/8 2432mm.

LRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/37200408942/sizes/l

Also see my wide field image taken several years ago here - http://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/10710566206/sizes/l/.

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