van den Bergh 100 + Barnard 40

Posted by dcrowson
on Tuesday, May 21, 2019
van den Bergh 100 (* 14 Sco, HIP 79374, Jabbah and others) is the star and reflection nebula in the center of the image.

Barnard 40 (LDN 1721 and others) is the dark nebula at the top left.

This whole area is part of the larger IC 4592 nebula complex located in Scorpius.

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

360 minutes total exposure – 6 hours

Imaged April 14th and 15th, 2018 and May 3rd, 2019 from Dark Sky New Mexico at Rancho Hidalgo (Animas, New Mexico) with a SBIG ST-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT90DT at f/6.7 603mm.

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