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LBN878

 

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         Object LBN878
         Comment Located in the constellation Orion is the arc shaped nebula known as LBN878 (aka Barnard 35). The nebula predominately consists of dust and hydrogen emission characteristics however also present is the reflection nebula GN05.42.6 that surrounds the spectral type G3Iav star. The star is mostly white with a hint of yellow. Due to the interstellar reddening effect of the dust, the reflection nebula presents a strong yellow glow making for a colourful scene.

Image is a L[HA+R]GB composite.
         Optics Modified ASA N16 Astrograph F/3.5 (1420mm FL)
         Camera Apogee Aspen CG16070 - 1x1 bin (image scale: 1.07 arcsec/pix)
         Mount Software Bisque Paramount ME
         Exposure Total exposure time: 7.3 hours
         Date February 2016

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