vdB 80

Posted by dcrowson
on Saturday, March 6, 2021
van den Bergh 80 (HD 46060 and others) is the star and faint reflection nebula in the center of the image. The star is located approximately 3,110 light-years away in Monoceros.

Luminance – 12x600s – 120 minutes – binned 1x1
RGB – 6x300s – 30 minutes each – binned 2x2

210 minutes total exposure – 3 hours 30 minutes

Imaged on March 3rd, 2021 at the Danville Conservation Area (New Florence, Missouri) with a SBIG ST-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT90EDT at f/6.7 603mm.

LRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/51010577911/sizes/l/
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