vdB 64  -  Wide field

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Object identification (2.1MB)

Image with 20"RC

Object data of vdB64

Object type: Reflection nebula
Size: 3'
Magnitude: -
Constellation: Lep
Distance: 1,400 Ly
Notes: The above wide-field image shows extended dark nebulae aorund vdB 64. Near the top edge of the image a very faint reflection nebula is visible inside the nebula LBN 1016. This reflection nebula is uncatalogued and is probably mentioned here for the first time. The coordinates of this new reflection nebula are: 05h 58m 39s -13 27' 50''.

Exposure data

Date: 2015-10-07 + 2015-10-10 + 2015-10-15 + 2015-10-16
Location: Hacienda Los Andes / Chile (1100m)
Telescope: Nikon AF-S Nikkor 500mm f/4E @ f/5
Camera: Nikon D750 (ISO800)
Mount: Astro-Physics AP1600GTO
Exposure time: 46x5min
Exposure time total: 3h 50min
Notes: Image acquisition by CEDIC team (Bernhard Hubl, Christoph Kaltseis, Markus Blauensteiner)

Image processing by Bernhard Hubl