Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Aries (Ari)
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Vdb 16 and tons of dust, 



    
        

            Davide Manca
Vdb 16 and tons of dust
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Vdb 16 and tons of dust

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Officina Stellare RH200 AT
Imaging Cameras
QSI 683WSG
Mounts
HEQ5
Filters
Astrodon True balance R · Astrodon True balance B · Astrodon True balance G · Astrodon True balance L
Accessories
Finger Lake Instruments Atlas Focuser
Software
PixInsight · Maxim DL
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Officina Stellare RH200 AT
Guiding Cameras
Lodestar

Acquisition details

Dates:
Dec. 3, 2015
Frames:
Astrodon True balance B: 14x300" (1h 10') bin 2x2
Astrodon True balance G: 14x300" (1h 10') bin 2x2
Astrodon True balance L: 30x600" (5h) bin 1x1
Astrodon True balance R: 14x300" (1h 10') bin 2x2
Integration:
8h 30'
Avg. Moon age:
22.29 days
Avg. Moon phase:
48.45%

RA center: 03h28m13s.4

DEC center: +29°4351

Pixel scale: 1.856 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.745 degrees

Field radius: 1.027 degrees

Resolution: 620x453

Locations: Merlino, Canossa, RE, Italy

Description

The Van den Bergh catalogue is fulll of great objects, but this is truly amazing for its context, as it is framed in a dusty area in Perseus adding to its beauty

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Vdb 16 and tons of dust, 



    
        

            Davide Manca