LDN 673

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Object data of LDN673

Object type: dark nebula
Size: 35'
Magnitude: -
Constellation: Aql
Distance: 1,000 Ly
Notes: The Aquila Rift forms a great mass of dark clouds along the summer Milky Way trough the constellations Aquila, Serpens and eastern Ophiuchus. LDN673 is a very dense dark nebula in the centre of the large Aquila molecular cloud complex. Detailed information can be found here.

Exposure data

Date: 2007-08-18 + 08-23 + 09-13
Location: Nussbach / Austria (400m)
Telescope: TeleVue NP101 (4" Apo f=540mm)
Camera: ST2000XM with CFW8 and SBIG Filters
Binning: L 1x1 / RGB 2x2
Exposure time: L 26x12m / R 9x12m / G 9x6m / B 9x6m
Exposure time total: 8h 48m

Objects in image:

dark nebulae: LDN673, LDN676, LDN677

diffuse nebulae: Cohen109 = GN19.18.0, HH32, HH250