Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  Contains:  Sh2-278
LDN 1634 Bright-Rimmed Cloud in Orion, 



    
        

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LDN 1634 Bright-Rimmed Cloud in Orion

LDN 1634 Bright-Rimmed Cloud in Orion, 



    
        

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LDN 1634 Bright-Rimmed Cloud in Orion

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron 11" Rowe-Ackermann Schmidt Astrograph

Imaging cameras: QHY367C

Mounts: Orion Atlas Pro AZ/EQ-G

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Astromania 60mm Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: QHYCCD QHY5III178M

Software: Adobe Lightroom Classic  ·  Adobe Photoshop CC‎  ·  SynScan Pro  ·  PixInsight 1.8.5  ·  Astro Pixel Processor  ·  Metaguide 5.2.6  ·  Sequence Generator Pro

Filters: Astronomik L2 UV/IR Cut

Accessory: Celestron Focus Motor  ·  Spike-a Flat Fielder  ·  Baader Planetarium UFC  ·  Berlebach Planet Tripod  ·  QHYCCD PoleMaster


Dates:Nov. 27, 2019Nov. 28, 2019Nov. 29, 2019

Frames: 300x60" (5h)

Integration: 5h

Avg. Moon age: 1.94 days

Avg. Moon phase: 4.91%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Mean SQM: 19.68


Astrometry.net job: 3107311

RA center: 5h 19' 0"

DEC center: -5° 24' 33"

Pixel scale: 1.625 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.534 degrees

Field radius: 1.896 degrees


Resolution: 6951x4719

Locations: Backyard, Parrish, FL, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

Part of the larger Orion Molecular Cloud, the dark nebula LDN 1634 is what is known as a bright-rimmed cloud (BRC). The surrounding blue reflection is illuminated by the bright star Rigel, similar to nearby the Witch Head nebula.

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