Celestial hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  Contains:  VdB62
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LDN 1622/VdB 62 The Bogeyman, 



    
        

            Jeffrey K Lovelace
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LDN 1622/VdB 62 The Bogeyman

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LDN 1622/VdB 62 The Bogeyman, 



    
        

            Jeffrey K Lovelace
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LDN 1622/VdB 62 The Bogeyman

Acquisition details

Dates:
Dec. 30, 2016
Frames:
Astrodon B 50mm square E Series: 24×600(4h) -15°C bin 1×1
Astrodon G 50mm square E Series: 24×600(4h) -15°C bin 1×1
Astrodon Hα 50mm square 3nm: 22×1200(7h 20′) -15°C bin 1×1
Astrodon L 50mm square E Series: 36×600(6h) -15°C bin 1×1
Astrodon R 50mm square E Series: 27×600(4h 30′) -15°C bin 1×1
Integration:
25h 50′
Darks:
50
Flats:
20
Bias:
100
Avg. Moon age:
1.11 days
Avg. Moon phase:
1.40%

RA center: 05h54m31s.72

DEC center: +01°5039.9

Pixel scale: 1.806 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 179.646 degrees

Field radius: 0.532 degrees

More info:Open 

Resolution: 1500x1500

File size: 926.4 KB

Locations: Sierra Remote Observatories, Auberry, CA, United States

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Sierra Remote Observatories

Description

Data Acquisition from 2016-11-03 until 2017-03-02.

Original Image Scale: 0.72

DSO Color Mapping: LRGB-Hα

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The Bogeyman (or Boogeyman) Nebula LDN 1622 and VdB 62

I call this orientation "Elmo's Ghost". I captured the data for this in 2016/2017 but never processed it until now. So, I can proudly proclaim that I shot the Boogeyman! Didn't kill it though.

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LDN 1622/VdB 62 The Bogeyman, 



    
        

            Jeffrey K Lovelace