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Vdb 126 - LBN 133 - LDN 768 - LDN 772 - Loch Ness Nebula, 





    
        

            Gary Imm
Vdb 126 - LBN 133 - LDN 768 - LDN 772 - Loch Ness Nebula

Vdb 126 - LBN 133 - LDN 768 - LDN 772 - Loch Ness Nebula

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Resolution: 4526x2980

Dates:June 16, 2018

Frames:
Astrodon Blue 31mm Gen2 I-Series: 60x60" (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon Green 31mm Gen2 I-Series: 60x60" (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon Lum 31mm Gen2 I-Series: 120x60" (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon Red 31mm Gen2 I-Series: 60x60" (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 5.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 3.09 days

Avg. Moon phase: 10.42%

Astrometry.net job: 2122207

RA center: 291.525 degrees

DEC center: 22.896 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.739 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.170 degrees

Field radius: 1.309 degrees

Locations: Backyard (Mag 20.8 - New Moon), Onalaska, Texas, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

This object is actually a series of objects located in the constellation of Vulpecula. VdB 126 is the central bright blue reflection nebula, reflecting the light of the hot blue star behind it. Similarly, LBN 133 is the blue reflection nebula to the right of center.Two prominent dark nebulae are also present - LDN 768 to the left of center, and LDN 772 to the upper right. All four of these nebulae are surrounded by the dense star field in this part of the Milky Way.

This is one of the few deep sky objects where I can clearly see and understand the reason for its nickname.

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Vdb 126 - LBN 133 - LDN 768 - LDN 772 - Loch Ness Nebula, 





    
        

            Gary Imm