NGC 1788 in Orion

Posted by dcrowson
on Wednesday, February 28, 2018

NGC 1788 (Ced 40, DG 51, LBN 916 and others) is a reflection nebula located approximately 1,300 light-years away in Orion.

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

360 minutes total exposure – 6 hours

Imaged November 13th, 14th and 15th, 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.


See my wider image taken with a refractor here -

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