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Star forming region LDN 1551, 


        Nikita Misiura
Star forming region LDN 1551

Star forming region LDN 1551

Technical card

Resolution: 3327x2504

Dates: Dec. 9, 2017Dec. 10, 2017Dec. 11, 2017Dec. 12, 2017Dec. 14, 2017Dec. 16, 2017Dec. 17, 2017Dec. 18, 2017

Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-series gen 2: 11x900" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-series gen 2: 17x900" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Luminance Tru-Balance E-series gen 2: 29x900" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-series gen 2: 18x900" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 18.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 21.78 days

Avg. Moon phase: 23.69% job: 1864443

RA center: 67.831 degrees

DEC center: 18.208 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.279 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 58.074 degrees

Field radius: 0.740 degrees

Locations: Deep Sky West Remote Observatory, Rowe, New Mexico, United States

Data source: Unknown


Gorgeous object with lots of HH objects! Pretty hard to process. Aldebaran, though located pretty far outside FOV, still creates artifacts.

Looks even more mind-blowing through scopes with larger aperture:



Nikita Misiura
License: Attribution-NonCommercial Creative Commons

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Star forming region LDN 1551, 


        Nikita Misiura