Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Serpens (Ser)
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LBN 36 and LBN 37 in Serpens, 



    
        

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LBN 36 and LBN 37 in Serpens

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LBN 36 and LBN 37 in Serpens, 



    
        

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LBN 36 and LBN 37 in Serpens
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LBN 36 and LBN 37 in Serpens

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Explore Scientific MN152

Imaging cameras: SBIG ST8300M

Mounts: Losmandy G11 Gemini

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Explore Scientific MN152

Guiding cameras: ASI 120MM Guide Camera

Software: Aladin Sky Atlas Aladin  ·  Excalibrator  ·  Pixinsight  ·  Main Sequence Software Sequence Generator Pro  ·  PHD2 AutoGuide Software

Filters: Baader Planetarium LRGB 36mm

Accessory: Orion TOAG


Dates:May 29, 2019

Frames:
Luminance: 15x900" (3h 45') bin 1x1
RGB: 24x270" (1h 48') bin 2x2

Integration: 5h 33'

Avg. Moon age: 24.68 days

Avg. Moon phase: 24.33%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4079162

RA center: 15h59m58s.1

DEC center: -01°2819

Pixel scale: 1.808 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.572 degrees

Field radius: 0.879 degrees


Resolution: 2800x2100

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

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility

Description

The dominant object (roughly center) is LBN 37 - also known as Sharpless 2-33 (and MBM 38, molecular cloud roughly occupying the same area). Distance estimate for LBN 37 / Sharpless 2-33A is approximately 358 light years. A larger, dimmer LBN 36 is to the left. A single galaxy with redshift distance estimate (CGCG 023-004, also known as PGC 56472) is near the right edge. Also there are many background galaxies in this image field. These objects and some of the brighter stars are shown in the annotated image. Horizontal FOV is about 85'. Image resolution on the full size image is about 1.82 arcsec/pix.

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LBN 36 and LBN 37 in Serpens, 



    
        

            Jim Thommes