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    Vdb 15, 





    
        

            Casey Good
    Vdb 15

    Technical card

    Resolution: 3885x4036

    Dates:Dec. 21, 2017

    Frames: 144x600"

    Integration: 24.0 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 2.86 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 9.00%

    Astrometry.net job: 1868365

    RA center: 52.264 degrees

    DEC center: 59.190 degrees

    Pixel scale: 1.660 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 1.452 degrees

    Field radius: 1.292 degrees

    Locations: Deep Sky West, Rowe, New Mexico, None

    Data source: Unknown

    Description

    VDB 15 from DSW, a beautiful reflection nebula in Camelopardalis

    Comments

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    crgood2
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    Revisions

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      Original
    • Final
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      B

    B

    cleaned up the background with a better mask using morphological transformation on the stars

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    Vdb 15, 





    
        

            Casey Good