vdB 136


Dan Crowson
 

van den Bergh 136 (HD 196819, HIP 101841, part of the Diamond Ring Cluster and others) is an unusual gold reflection nebula located in Cygnus.

 

Luminance – 24x600s – 240 minutes – binned 1x1

RGB – 8x300s – 40 minutes each – binned 2x2

 

360 minutes total exposure – 6 hours

 

Imaged September 19th and 20th, 2017 from Dark Sky New Mexico at Rancho Hidalgo (Animas, New Mexico) with a SBIG STF-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT12RCT at f/8 2432mm.

 

LRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/37200408942/sizes/l

 

Also see my wide field image taken several years ago here - http://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/10710566206/sizes/l/.

 

Dan

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Gregg Ruppel
 

That is cool! Thanks for sharing.

Gregg

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On Sep 21, 2017, at 3:30 PM, 'Dan Crowson' dcrowson@... [DarkSkyNewMexico] <DarkSkyNewMexico@...> wrote:

 

van den Bergh 136 (HD 196819, HIP 101841, part of the Diamond Ring Cluster and others) is an unusual gold reflection nebula located in Cygnus.

 

Luminance – 24x600s – 240 minutes – binned 1x1

RGB – 8x300s – 40 minutes each – binned 2x2

 

360 minutes total exposure – 6 hours

 

Imaged September 19th and 20th, 2017 from Dark Sky New Mexico at Rancho Hidalgo (Animas, New Mexico) with a SBIG STF-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT12RCT at f/8 2432mm.

 

LRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/37200408942/sizes/l

 

Also see my wide field image taken several years ago here - http://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/10710566206/sizes/l/.

 

Dan

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Dan Crowson                          dcrowson@...
Dardenne Prairie MO               http://www.crowson.com

 


Mark Hanson
 

Dan,

 

Very nice, like both the close up and wide field views.

 

Mark

 

From: DarkSkyNewMexico@... [mailto:DarkSkyNewMexico@...]
Sent: Thursday, September 21, 2017 5:30 PM
To: 'Dan Crowson'
Subject: [DarkSkyNewMexico] vdB 136

 

 

van den Bergh 136 (HD 196819, HIP 101841, part of the Diamond Ring Cluster and others) is an unusual gold reflection nebula located in Cygnus.

 

Luminance – 24x600s – 240 minutes – binned 1x1

RGB – 8x300s – 40 minutes each – binned 2x2

 

360 minutes total exposure – 6 hours

 

Imaged September 19th and 20th, 2017 from Dark Sky New Mexico at Rancho Hidalgo (Animas, New Mexico) with a SBIG STF-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT12RCT at f/8 2432mm.

 

LRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/37200408942/sizes/l

 

Also see my wide field image taken several years ago here - http://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/10710566206/sizes/l/.

 

Dan

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Dardenne Prairie MO               http://www.crowson.com

 

 

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Bernard Miller
 

Dan,

 

Beautiful image of a very faint object. The processing must have been difficult with that bright star over powering the nebula.

 

Bernard

 

 

From: DarkSkyNewMexico@... [mailto:DarkSkyNewMexico@...]
Sent: Thursday, September 21, 2017 3:30 PM
To: 'Dan Crowson'
Subject: [DarkSkyNewMexico] vdB 136

 

 

van den Bergh 136 (HD 196819, HIP 101841, part of the Diamond Ring Cluster and others) is an unusual gold reflection nebula located in Cygnus.

 

Luminance – 24x600s – 240 minutes – binned 1x1

RGB – 8x300s – 40 minutes each – binned 2x2

 

360 minutes total exposure – 6 hours

 

Imaged September 19th and 20th, 2017 from Dark Sky New Mexico at Rancho Hidalgo (Animas, New Mexico) with a SBIG STF-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT12RCT at f/8 2432mm.

 

LRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/37200408942/sizes/l

 

Also see my wide field image taken several years ago here - http://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/10710566206/sizes/l/.

 

Dan

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Dan Crowson                          dcrowson@...
Dardenne Prairie MO               http://www.crowson.com

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