Bernes 27

Posted by dcrowson
on Tuesday, February 14, 2023
Bernes 27 ( is the small reflection nebula located above HD 203610 at the center of this image.

This field also contains a few other reflection nebulae including the blue GN 21.21.0 to the left (east) of Bernes 27 along with another uncatalogued gold one below it.

This whole area appears to be obscured by dust. Several denser areas can be found in the Planck Galactic Cold Clump (PGCC) catalog -

Luminance – 27x600s – 270 minutes – binned 1x1
RGB – 10x300s – 50 minutes each – binned 2x2

420 minutes total exposure – 7 hours

Imaged August 27th and 28th, 2022 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.

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