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LDN 673

Technical card

Resolution: 3446x2504

Dates:Oct. 3, 2018Oct. 4, 2018Oct. 5, 2018Oct. 26, 2018

Frames:
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-series gen 2: 22x600" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-series gen 2: 18x600" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Luminance Tru-Balance E-series gen 2: 36x600" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-series gen 2: 23x600" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 16.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 22.46 days

Avg. Moon phase: 44.52%

Astrometry.net job: 2355807

RA center: 290.337 degrees

DEC center: 11.264 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.522 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.007 degrees

Field radius: 0.900 degrees

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Description

LDN 673 is located 650 light years away from us and seen against spectacular dense region of the Milky Way. Wasn't that excited about an imaging target for a while!

This area is a very active region or star formation and is swarming with Herbig-Haro objects!

Probably the nicest one is HH32, located in the top right part of the nebula: it lies right on top of a bright star, which also forms a reflection nebula. The whole thing reminds me of a peculiar cosmic flower, and HH 32 nicely marks the top of it.

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nekitmm
Nikita Misiura
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