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Image of the day 07/24/2017

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    VdB152 HaLRGB, 





    
        

            Rick Stevenson
    VdB152 HaLRGB

    VdB152 HaLRGB

    Technical card

    Resolution: 6000x6013

    Frames:
    Astrodon 5nm Ha: 56x1800" bin 1x1
    Astrodon B Gen.2 E-series: 31x1200" bin 1x1
    Astrodon G Gen.2 E-series: 35x1200" bin 1x1
    Astrodon L Gen.2 E-series: 61x600" bin 1x1
    Astrodon R Gen.2 E-series: 35x1200" bin 1x1

    Integration: 71.8 hours

    Astrometry.net job: 1655971

    RA center: 333.377 degrees

    DEC center: 70.252 degrees

    Pixel scale: 0.854 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 87.659 degrees

    Field radius: 1.008 degrees

    Description

    VdB 152 is the reflection nebula at the tip of the dark Bok globule Barnard 175. The small, bright red object just below VdB 152 is the Herbig-Haro object HH 450. The FOV also contains red Ha filaments from a supernova remnant. The only thing missing is a big galaxy (there are a few tiny ones...)

    This image was processed with a pre-release version of PixInsight 1.8.5 as a test...

    Acquisition credit: Scott Johnson, Augusto Hernandez, John Kasianowicz, Daniele Malleo, Jose Mtanous and Rick Stevenson

    Processing credit: Rick Stevenson

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    VdB152 HaLRGB, 





    
        

            Rick Stevenson