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van den Bergh 15, 


van den Bergh 15
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van den Bergh 15

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ 106 EDX III

Imaging cameras: QSI 683 WSG8

Mounts: Paramount MyT

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ 106 EDX III

Guiding cameras: QSI 683 WSG8

Software: PixInsight

Filters: Astrodon LRGB CCD Gen II E-Series

Dates:Sept. 27, 2016

Frames: 75x600"

Integration: 12.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 26.24 days

Avg. Moon phase: 11.75%

Basic astrometry details job: 1262557

RA center: 3h 29' 54"

DEC center: +58° 53' 6"

Pixel scale: 2.098 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 179.769 degrees

Field radius: 1.213 degrees

Resolution: 3326x2504

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


This is van den Bergh 15 (vdB 15), a beautiful reflection nebula surrounding the magnitude 5 star C Cam and part of a large dust cloud in Camelopardalis.

The image is an LRGB composite using 12.5 hours of data taken at the Deep Sky West Observatory.



License: None (All rights reserved)

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van den Bergh 15,