VdB 38 and Sh2-263 (Raspberry Nebula) in Orion


12" ASA - LRGB

12" ASA - 100% crop

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© Velimir Popov & Emil Ivanov 2013
This is a seldom imaged area in Orion. Some sources referrer VdB 38 as Sh-2 263, but in reality VdB 38 is the blue reflection nebula and SH-263 is a red emission nebula. This object (or object) are also designated as DG 53, Magakian 97 and Cederblad 44.

Image details:


Center of field RA 05:21:50 (h:m:s)
Center of field DE +08:29:42 (deg:m:s)
Size 1.8 x 1.28 (deg)
Pixel scale: 1.8 (arcsec/pixel)
Orientation: Up is 94.1 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: November 2012 - January 2013
Location: IRIDA Observatory, BG, longitude: E 24 44' 18", latitude: N 41 41' 42"
Exp. Details: L:24x10 min, R:21x10 min, G:18x10 min, B:19x10 min. Bin 1, Total 840 min (14:00 hrs)
More details: Dark and flat frames reduction
Processing: PixInsight / PS
Copyright: Velimir Popov and Emil Ivanov 2013. All Rights Reserved
e-mail: info@irida-observatory.org
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