vdB 8

Posted by dcrowson
on Monday, February 21, 2022
van den Bergh 8 (HD 17443 and others) consists of the star and reflection nebulosity located in Cassiopeia. The whole area appears to be filled with dust.

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

240 minutes total exposure – 4 hours

Imaged on November 25th, 2021 and February 20th, 2022 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/51896789639/sizes/l/

See my closer view taken with a 12” RC here - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/31248599558.
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