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#1 Dan Crowson

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Posted 27 February 2021 - 04:49 PM

Barnard 227 (LDN 1570 and more) is small dark nebula located off of the top ‘arm’ of Orion or a degree below the Monkey Head nebula.

Asteroid 774 Armor can be found to the right.

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

360 minutes total exposure – 6 hours

Imaged February 6th, 7th and 8th, 2021 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...195778/sizes/l/

 

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

 

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#2 ram812

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Posted 27 February 2021 - 08:15 PM

Very nice! Dig the diffraction spikes the RC puts on the stars. Nice catch on the 'stroid, too!
CS, thanks for sharing, Ralph


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