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LBN 682

About this object

Located in the constellation Camelopardalis, LBN 682, also known as VDB 14 is a dusty blue reflection nebula near around the mag 4.59 star CE Camelopardalis in the center left part of the image. Other bluish dust extends towards the center and upper right part of the image above the bright mag 4.26 variable double star CS Camelopardalis. As a bonus, red emission nebula are also visible in the upper left and lower right part of the image along with a intermixed faint red emission areas in the central and lower part of the image. In order to detect the very faint dust and emission nebula, a total of 32 hrs of exposures were used.

Image Details

  • Optics : Stellarvue SV80ST2 Triplet Refractor with a SFF7-21 Field Flattener
  • Mount: Mountain Instruments MI-250
  • Camera: QSI 583
  • Filters: Astrodon LRGB 5nm Ha filter set
  • Exposure: HaLRGB 500:500:300:270:370 32.3hrs of exposure time
  • Camera/Mount Control: Maxim DL 5, CCD Commander
  • Location: Stark Bayou Observatory, Ocean Springs, MS
  • Date: 4-30 Nov 11
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