Cederblad 51, Barnard 30, Barnard 31 and Barnard 32 - in Orion

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© Velimir Popov & Emil Ivanov 2019

This image shows the north-eastern part of Sh2-264, also known as the Lambda Orionis Nebula, or Lambda Orionis Ring - a huge molecular cloud and H II region, which can be seen in the northern region of the Orion Molecular Cloud Complex (OMCC), in the constellation of Orion. The image is almost centerd on Cederblad 51 ( Magakian 104, Bernes 89, or HK Ori) - a blue reflection nebula showing also emission spectrum (Cederblad 1946). Three Barnard’s dark nebulae can also be seen on the image (see mouseover).

Image details:


Center of field RA 05:31:14 (h:m:s)
Center of field DE +12:20:16 (deg:m:s)
Size 1.97 x 1.31 (deg)
Pixel scale: 2.99 (arcsec/pixel)
Orientation: Up is 66.3 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, Baader Ha filter
Dates/Times: 28.02- 1.03.2019
Location: IRIDA Observatory, BG, longitude: E 24 44' 18", latitude: N 41 41' 42"
Exp. Details: L:6x10 min,R:6x10 min, G:6x10 min, B:6x10 min,Ha:4x15 min Bin 2, Total Exposure Time - 300 min. (5:00 hrs.)
)More details: Dark and flat frames reduction
Processing: PixInsight / PS
Copyright: Velimir Popov and Emil Ivanov 2013 - 2019. All Rights Reserved
e-mail: info@irida-observatory.org
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