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#1 dcrowson

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Posted 20 December 2017 - 08:19 PM

van den Bergh 34 (HD 34078 and numerous others) is a reflection nebula located approximately 1,500 light-years away in Auriga. The area including vdB 34 might be better known as IC 405 or the Flaming Star Nebula.

 

Luminance – 24x600s – 240 minutes – binned 1x1

RGB – 8x300s – 40 minutes each – binned 2x2

 

360 minutes total exposure – 6 hours

 

Imaged December 15th and 19th, 2017 from Dark Sky New Mexico at Rancho Hidalgo (Animas, New Mexico) with a SBIG STF-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT12RCT at f/8 2432mm.

 

LRGB - https://www.flickr.c...0661681/sizes/l

 

vdB%2034%20-%20LRGB.jpg

 

Dan