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LBN 1089 LRGB


LBN 1089   LRGB

Lynds Bright Nebula 1089 is a very faint cloud of dust located in southern constellation Antlia. This object at -29 declination only reaches about 20 degrees in altitude from my imaging location. Lynds’ gives this one a 5 out of 6 on the brightness scale (with 6 being the dimmest). This is by far the faintest object I’ve tried to image so far. I had to stretch the data more than normal to get this result. This is another one of the ‘bright nebula’ that are found on the Astronomy League’s Bright Nebula Program. I could not find any other images of this one.

The edge-on galaxy at the bottom right is IC 2531.

Luminance – 12x600s – 120 minutes – binned 1x1
RGB – 8x300s – 40 minutes each – binned 2x2

240 minutes total exposure – 4 hours

Imaged March 23rd, 25th and 29th, 2014 at the Danville Conservation Area (New Florence, Missouri) with a SBIG ST-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT90EDT at f/6.7 603mm.

LRGB - https://www.flickr.c...on/13604105824/




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