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Contains:  IC 2098, NGC 1667
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LBN 917 - a very rare beauty, 


            Rudolf Bumm
LBN 917 - a very rare beauty
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LBN 917 - a very rare beauty

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses:ASA - Astro Systeme Austria Astrograph 203 mm f2.75

Imaging cameras:ZWO ASI1600MMC

Mounts:iOptron CEM60


Dates:Jan. 13, 2018

Frames: 200x180"

Integration: 10.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 26.32 days

Avg. Moon phase: 11.22%

Basic astrometry details job: 1915684

RA center: 4h 48' 15"

DEC center: -5° 48' 54"

Pixel scale: 1.364 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 341.872 degrees

Field radius: 1.014 degrees

Resolution: 4332x3144

Locations: Mirasteilas observatory, Falera, Graubünden, Switzerland


LBN 917 - a dust nebula in Orion with beautiful tiny galaxies in the field. West of the famous witch head nebula.
This image was suggested and captured in close cooperation with Chris Wöhrle.
Thanks, Chris!

To our knowledge, there are only two other published images of this object in comparable resolutions:

Taken remotely at Sternwarte Mirasteilas, Falera, Switzerland (1288 m)

L 140 x 180 s (7 h)
R 20 x 180 s
G 20 x 180 s
B 20 x 180 s



Rudolf Bumm
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LBN 917 - a very rare beauty, 


            Rudolf Bumm