Contains: IC 359
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LBN 782 & LDN 1495

Technical card

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: Astrodon LRGB CCD Gen II E-Series

Resolution: 3225x2406

Dates: Dec. 25, 2016

Frames: 72x900"

Integration: 18.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 26.10 days

Avg. Moon phase: 12.76% job: 1384196

RA center: 64.066 degrees

DEC center: 28.293 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.101 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 178.399 degrees

Field radius: 1.174 degrees

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


This sinister scenery shows LDN 1495 and the blue reflection nebula LBN 782. It looks like the head of a dragon with a hazy blue eye...

This is an LRGB composite using 25+16+16+15 individual LRGB exposure of 900 sec. taken at the Deep Sky West Observatory.




Sky plot

Sky plot


LBN 782 & LDN 1495,