Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Andromeda (And)
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LBN 654 and LBN 561, 



    
        

            Jim Thommes
LBN 654 and LBN 561
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LBN 654 and LBN 561

Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
LBN 654 and LBN 561, 



    
        

            Jim Thommes
LBN 654 and LBN 561
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LBN 654 and LBN 561

Acquisition details

Dates:
Sept. 10, 2018
Frames:
Luminance: 16×900(4h) bin 1×1
RGB: 24×240(1h 36′) bin 2×2
Integration:
5h 36′
Avg. Moon age:
0.86 days
Avg. Moon phase:
0.83%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3816019

RA center: 00h00m12s.10

DEC center: +48°2642

Pixel scale: 1.931 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.185 degrees

Field radius: 0.872 degrees

Resolution: 1950x2600

File size: 927.8 KB

Locations: Desert Astronomy Association Observatory Campus, Julian, CA, United States

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility

Description

This field straddles the border between Cassiopeia and Andromeda. The long diagonal swath of nebulosity is LBN 564; the smaller patch to the right and roughly perpendicular is LBN 561. These nebulae are interstellar material reflecting starlight (and blocking optical visibility behind them). LBN 564 has some molecular clouds within its overall structure. Three of these clouds are from the massive collaboration of the Planck Catalogue of Galactic Cold Clumps (PGCC). There are some background galaxies in this field. The more significant ones range from 179 to 593 million light years distant. These nebulae, molecular clouds, galaxies and some of the brighter stars are identified in the annotated image. Vertical FOV is approximately 85 arc minutes. image scale (large image) is 1.96 arcsec/pixel

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LBN 654 and LBN 561, 



    
        

            Jim Thommes