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#1 Dan Crowson

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Posted 14 September 2018 - 01:08 PM

IC 5076 (vdB 137, DG 165, Ced 185, LBN 394 and others) is a reflection nebula located approximately 5,700 light-years away in Cygnus. The stars around it appear to also be cataloged as open cluster NGC 6991.

Luminance – 24x600s – 240 minutes – binned 1x1
RGB – 8x300s – 40 minutes each – binned 2x2

360 minutes total exposure – 6 hours

Imaged September 7th, 8th and 9th, 2018 from Dark Sky New Mexico at Rancho Hidalgo (Animas, New Mexico) with a SBIG STF-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT12RCT at f/8 2432mm.

LRGB - https://www.flickr.c...0722525/sizes/l

See the link above because the attached image has been down-sampled.

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#2 havasman

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Posted 14 September 2018 - 03:36 PM

Nice. That one just made my Okie-Tex observing list.



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Posted 14 September 2018 - 05:47 PM

Very nice!



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Posted 14 September 2018 - 08:13 PM

Great job Dan.  I love these vdB objects.




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