vdB 123  -  wide field

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Object identification (3.2MB)

Object data of vdB123

Object type: Reflection nebula
Size: 1.7'
Magnitude: -
Constellation: Ser
Distance: 800 Ly
Notes: vdB 123 is a small blue reflection nebula, embedded in the Serpens Molecular Cloud, which is part of the large local dark cloud complex called the Aquila Rift.

Exposure data

Date: 2017-07-23
Location: ATHOS Centro Astronomico / La Palma (900m)
Telescope: Mamiya 200mm f/2.8 APO Lens @ f/2.8
Camera: Canon EOS 6Da (ISO1600)
Mount: Skywatcher Star Adventurer
Exposure time: 151x1min
Exposure time total: 2h31min
Notes: Image acquisition by CEDIC team (Markus Blauensteiner, Michael Hanl, Christoph Kaltseis, Bernhard Hubl)

Image processing by Markus Blauensteiner