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LDN1250 Dark Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 4656x3520

Dates:Nov. 18, 2017

Baader RGB 36mm: 59x150" (gain: 49.00) -25C bin 1x1
Baader RGB 36mm: 30x300" (gain: 49.00) -25C bin 1x1

Integration: 5.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 0.01 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.00%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00 job: 1850595

RA center: 336.794 degrees

DEC center: 75.164 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.182 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.530 degrees

Field radius: 0.958 degrees

Locations: Dark Star Observatory, Taos, New Mexico, United States


A larger field of view is really needed to do this justice, since this image is only the central portion of this wonderful dark nebula in Cepheus, "Lynds Dark Nebula" LDN 1250.
In the middle and slightly to the left is a small very faint galaxy partially covered, LEDA 166755, mag. 15.9.



Jerry Macon
License: Attribution Creative Commons


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LDN1250 Dark Nebula, 


            Jerry Macon