Ten Barnard objects in Scutum

Posted by dcrowson
on Sunday, November 05, 2017

This busy field in Scutum contains ten Barnard’s dark nebulae along with several others. The Barnard’s include B106, 107, 110, 111, 113, 117a, 119, 119a, 120 and 121. Several of these can be found on the Astronomy League’s Dark Nebulae Program list. See the annotated image for locations.

Luminance – 12x600s – 120 minutes – binned 1x1
RGB – 8x300s – 40 minutes each – binned 2x2

240 minutes total exposure – 4 hours

Imaged October 15th and 16th, 2017 from Dark Sky New Mexico at Rancho Hidalgo (Animas, New Mexico) with a SBIG ST-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT90EDT at f/6.7 603mm.

LRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/26421427039/sizes/l

LRGB – Annotated - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/26421423859/sizes/l

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