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IC 1287

About this object

IC 1287 is a blue reflection nebula within the Milky Way in the constellation Scutum and is around the mag 5.7 star SAO 161569. It's close to 20 arcmin wide.

Image Details

  • Optics : Stellarvue SV105 Raptor Triplet Refractor with a SFF7-21 Field Flattener
  • Mount: Mountain Instruments MI-250
  • Camera: Starlight Xpress SXV-H9
  • Filters: Astronomik Type 2C filter set
  • Exposure: RGB 120:120:120
  • Camera/Mount Control: Maxim DL 4.56, CCD Commander
  • Location: Stark Bayou Observatory, Ocean Springs, MS
  • Date: May 09
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