vdB 158

Posted by dcrowson
on Sunday, June 19, 2022
vdB 158 is a small, blue reflection nebula illuminated by HD 222142 approximately 1,435 light years away in Andromeda.

DG191 (LBN 534) is the larger dusty region is cataloged as DG191.

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

360 minutes total exposure – 6 hours

Imaged September 29th and October 1st, 2021 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.

LRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/52158688511/sizes/l/

I captured a wider view with a 6” RC in 2012 - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/8003400479.
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