VdB 110 - reflection nebula in Ophiuchus

  Size: 2000 px      
© Velimir Popov & Emil Ivanov 2017

Located in the southern part of the constellation Ophiuchus, VdB 110 is a reflection nebula, illuminated by the 10.58 mag star GSC 6245:267. This is a region with pretty dense Milky Way background stars. Several dark nebulae can be spotted on the image (see the annotated mouseover).

Image details:


Center of field RA 17:16:13 (h:m:s)
Center of field DE -21:01:04 (deg:m:s)
Size 1.75 x 1.18 (deg)
Pixel scale: 2.99 (arcsec/pixel)
Orientation: Up is 111 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, Ha Baader filter
Dates/Times: 24 Jun. 2017
Location: IRIDA Observatory, BG, longitude: E 24 44' 18", latitude: N 41 41' 42"
Exp. Details: L:5x10 min,R:5x10 min, G:5x10 min, B:5x10 min, Bin 2, Total Exposure Time - 200 min. (3:20 h)
More details: Dark and flat frames reduction
Processing: PixInsight / PS
Copyright: Velimir Popov and Emil Ivanov 2013 - 2017. All Rights Reserved
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