LBN 7  +  LDN 43

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Object identification (4.1MB)

DSLR widefield image

Object data of LBN7

Object type: Diffuse nebula
Size: 50'
Magnitude: -
Constellation: Oph
Notes: Dark nebula LDN 43 is embedded in LBN 7. LDN 43 is the home of two red and nebulous objects: RNO 90 and RNO 91. The existence of RNO objects is a sign of star formation within this dark cloud.

Exposure data

Date: 2017-07-23 + 2017-07-24
Location: ATHOS Centro Astronomico / La Palma (900m)
Telescope: Astro-Physics 175mm f/8 Starfire EDF with field flattener (f=1452mm)
Camera: Moravian G4-16000 with Baader filters
Binning: L 1x1 / RGB 1x1
Mount: 10micron GM3000 HPS
Exposure time: L 10x6min / R 4x6min / G 4x6min / B 4x6min
Exposure time total: 2h 12min
Notes: Calima (a hot, sand laden wind that blows in from the Northern Sahara) worsened the transparency in the second night.

Image acquisition by CEDIC team (Bernhard Hubl, Christoph Kaltseis, Markus Blauensteiner, Michael Hanl)

Image processing by Bernhard Hubl