vdB 49

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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 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: 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 21x6min / R 10x6min / G 10x6min / B 10x6min
Exposure time total: 5h 06min