Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Taurus (Tau)
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Kutner's Cloud, B18, LBN 800, LBN 812, LDN 1529, LDN 1531, LDN 1533, LDN 1535, 



    
        

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Kutner's Cloud, B18, LBN 800, LBN 812, LDN 1529, LDN 1531, LDN 1533, LDN 1535
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Kutner's Cloud, B18, LBN 800, LBN 812, LDN 1529, LDN 1531, LDN 1533, LDN 1535

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: TS-Optics PHOTOLINE 72mm f/6

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 183MM Pro

Mounts: Sky-Watcher EQ-6R Pro SynScan

Guiding telescopes or lenses: The Bellavia Basic-II 50mm f/7.5 guidescope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI 290MC

Focal reducers: Starizona Apex ED S 0.65x Reducer/Flattener

Software: IDEIKI AstroPhotography Tool (APT)  ·  Stark Labs Nebulosity 4.2  ·  Digital Photo Professional  ·  Annie's Astro Actions V7  ·  Noel Carboni's Astro Tools for PhotoShop Noel Carboni Actions  ·  PHD2 Guiding

Filters: Astronomik L2 UV/IR Cut  ·  R  ·  B  ·  G


Dates:Jan. 6, 2021Jan. 7, 2021

Frames:
B: 30x120" (gain: 111.00) -15C bin 1x1
G: 30x120" (gain: 111.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astronomik L2 UV/IR Cut: 154x60" (gain: 111.00) -15C bin 1x1
R: 31x120" (gain: 100.00) -15C

Integration: 5.6 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~30

Flat darks: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 22.78 days

Avg. Moon phase: 43.33%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Mean SQM: 20.80

Mean FWHM: 4.00

Temperature: -3.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4140019

RA center: 4h 31' 0"

DEC center: +24° 23' 24"

Pixel scale: 1.730 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.564 degrees

Field radius: 1.554 degrees


Resolution: 5383x3588

Data source: Traveller

Description

Kutner's Cloud, also known as Bernard18 (B18) which contains Lynds Bright Nebula (LBN) 800, 812, and Lynds Dark Nebula (LDN) 1529, 1531, 1533 and 1535
This dark nebula, made of interstellar gas and dust, is in the constellation Taurus, 450 light years away.

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Kutner's Cloud, B18, LBN 800, LBN 812, LDN 1529, LDN 1531, LDN 1533, LDN 1535, 



    
        

            Steven Bellavia