Contains: IC 2087

Image of the day 03/27/2017

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Barnard 22 and Little Flame

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: 3326x2504

Dates: Jan. 28, 2017

Frames: 90x900"

Integration: 22.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 0.47 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.25% job: 1500192

RA center: 69.830 degrees

DEC center: 25.973 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.103 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -90.150 degrees

Field radius: 1.216 degrees

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


Dark nebula Barnard 22 with embedded reflection nebula IC2087.

An LRGB composite using 30+20+20+20 individual frames with 900 sec exposure time. Data taken at the Deep Sky West Observatory.




Sky plot

Sky plot


Barnard 22 and Little Flame,