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Contains:  IC 4592, The star νSco
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vdB100, IC4593, B40; Scorpius, 


            Thomas V. Davis
vdB100, IC4593, B40; Scorpius

vdB100, IC4593, B40; Scorpius

Technical card

Resolution: 4027x4020 job: 2190466

RA center: 243.216 degrees

DEC center: -19.364 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.660 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 93.965 degrees

Field radius: 1.312 degrees

Data source: Backyard


vdB 100, IC 4593, B 40; Scorpius
Astro-Physics 305mm f/3.8 Riccardi-Honders astrograph
KAF-16803 FLI Proline
Total Exposure Time: 5.3 hours LRGB 170:50:50:50 min, RGB 2x2 binned
June 2013; Inkom, ID

Comments: vdB 100 is the blue reflection nebula surrounding NU Sco, whereas IC 4593 is the more peripheral reflection nebula.

vdB100: Size (arcmin): 14
Type: illuminating star inside nebula
Surface brightness: moderate
Color: moderately blue
Absorption: weak
Illuminating star ID1: BD-19 4333
Illuminating star ID2: HD145502
Mag. of illuminating star: 4.13
Spectral type of star: B2IV



Thomas V. Davis
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vdB100, IC4593, B40; Scorpius, 


            Thomas V. Davis