vdB 24

Posted by dcrowson
on Saturday, November 04, 2017

van den Bergh 24 (V* XY per, HD 275877 and others) is the star and reflection nebula at the center of the image. The area is surrounded by dark nebulae including LDN 1442 on the left (east).

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

360 minutes total exposure – 6 hours

Imaged November 30th and December 1st, 4th and 5th, 2016 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/26394257529/sizes/l

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