vdB 96

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Object identification (1.1MB)

Object data of vdB96

Object type: Reflection nebula
Size: 6'
Magnitude: -
Constellation: CMa
Distance: 4,900 Ly
Notes: vdB96 is surrounded by lots of Ha nebulosity that belongs to the giant emission nebula Sh2-310.

Exposure data

Date: 2014-02-28 + 2014-03-01
Location: Hacienda Los Andes / Chile (1100m)
Telescope: TEC RC 20" f/9 with corrector (f=4492mm)
Camera: FLI PL16803 with Astrodon filters
Binning: L 1x1 / RGB 1x1
Mount: Astro-Physics AP1600GTO
Exposure time: L 30x6min / R 8x6min / G 8x6min / B 8x6min
Exposure time total: 5h 24min
Notes: Image acquisition by CEDIC team (Bernhard Hubl, Christoph Kaltseis, Wolfgang Leitner and Herbert Walter)

Image processing by Bernhard Hubl