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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

LBN 917 - a very rare beauty

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:ASA - Astro Systeme Austria Astrograph 203 mm f2.75

Imaging camera:ZWO ASI1600MMC

Mount:iOptron CEM60


Resolution: 4332x3144

Dates:Jan. 13, 2018

Frames: 200x180"

Integration: 10.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 26.32 days

Avg. Moon phase: 11.22% job: 1915684

RA center: 72.064 degrees

DEC center: -5.815 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.364 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 341.872 degrees

Field radius: 1.014 degrees

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