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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


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