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Baby Eagle Nebula - LBN777, 





    
        

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Baby Eagle Nebula - LBN777

Baby Eagle Nebula - LBN777

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Imaging telescope or lens:Takahashi FSQ 106 EDX III

Imaging camera:QSI 683 WSG8

Mount:Paramount MyT

Guiding telescope or lens:Takahashi FSQ 106 EDX III

Guiding camera:QSI 683 WSG8

Software:PixInsight

Filter:LRGB

Resolution: 2876x2252

Dates:Nov. 13, 2015

Frames: 92x900"

Integration: 23.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 1.64 days

Avg. Moon phase: 3.02%

Astrometry.net job: 847575

RA center: 61.384 degrees

DEC center: 26.264 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.099 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.089 degrees

Field radius: 1.065 degrees

Locations: Deep Sky West Observatory, Rowe, MN, United States

Description

The Baby Eagle or Vulture Nebula LBN777 is another example of a difficult bright nebula. It is part of the Taurus Molecular Cloud, consisting of cosmic dust and molecular gas with very low density. The clouds are cold and only scatter light from surrounding stars, so they appear as very faint reflection nebulae. The densest inner part, appearing as brownish patch in the back part of the eagle’s head, cataloged as B207, is not penetrated by starlight are is presumably a birthplace of new stars.

This image is an LRGB composite taken at the Deep Sky West Observatory with 23 hours of exposure time in total.

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Baby Eagle Nebula - LBN777, 





    
        

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