AV Hunter 1, VdB 158, LBN 534 in Andromeda

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© Velimir Popov & Emil Ivanov 2011 - 2017

AV Hunter 1 (Aveni-Hunter 1) is an open cluster in the constellation Andromeda. Its distance from Earth is estimated at 500 pc. As seen from Earth this cluster is situated over an illuminated part of a long dark cloud of gas and dust that extends in northeast-southwest direction, known as LBN 534 (or GAL 110 - 13). Much deeper image of this region can be found here

Image details:


Center of field RA 23:37:51 (h:m:s)
Center of field DE +48:25:11 (deg:m:s)
Size Size: 1.95 x 1.3 (deg)
Pixel scale: 2.03 (arcsec/pixel)
Orientation: Up is 248 degrees E of N
Charts and image details obtained from Astrometry.net
Optic(s): ASA 12" Astrograph @ f/3.6 (Newton)
Mount: ASA DDM85 Standard
Camera: SBIG STL 11000 M
Filters: Luminance, Red, Green, Blue, Astronomik filters
Dates/Times: 16.Sep 2017
Location: IRIDA Observatory, BG, longitude: E 24 44' 18", latitude: N 41 41' 42"
Exp. Details: L:4x5min., R::4x5 min, G::4x5 min, B::4x5 min, Bin 1, Total Exposure Time - 80 min (1:20h).
More details: Dark and flat frames reduction,
Processing: PixInsight / PS
Copyright: Velimir Popov and Emil Ivanov 2013 - 2017. All Rights Reserved
e-mail: info@irida-observatory.org
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