vdB 49  -  wide field

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Object data of vdB49

Object type: Reflection nebula
Size: 21' x 21'
Magnitude: 4.5mag (central star)
Constellation: Ori
Distance: 1,500 Ly
Notes: vdB 49 is a blue reflection nebula in the constellation Orion. The blue giant Omega Orionis (visible in the center of the image) is responsible for the lighting of this reflection nebula. vdB 49 is located on the edge of the Barnard's Loop (the faint red clouds below vdB 49).

Exposure data

Date: 2018-12-01 + 2018-12-03 + 2018-12-04
Location: ATHOS Centro Astronomico / La Palma (900m)
Telescope: Baader APO 95/560 CaF2 Travel Companion (f=560mm)
Camera: Canon EOS 6D (ISO800)
Mount: 10micron GM3000 HPS
Exposure time: 56x5min
Exposure time total: 4h 40min