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

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Officina Stellare Veloce RH200

Imaging cameras: QSI 683WSG

Mounts: HEQ5

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Officina Stellare Veloce RH200

Guiding cameras: Lodestar

Software: PixInsight  ·  Maxim DL

Filters: Astrodon True balance R  ·  Astrodon True balance B  ·  Astrodon True balance G  ·  Astrodon True balance L

Accessory: Finger Lake Instruments Atlas Focuser


Dates:Dec. 3, 2015

Frames:
Astrodon True balance B: 14x300" bin 2x2
Astrodon True balance G: 14x300" bin 2x2
Astrodon True balance L: 30x600" bin 1x1
Astrodon True balance R: 14x300" bin 2x2

Integration: 8.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 22.29 days

Avg. Moon phase: 48.45%


Astrometry.net job: 871683

RA center: 3h 28' 13"

DEC center: +29° 43' 51"

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