LDN 1622

LDN 1622

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Beverly Lynd’s catalog of dark nebulae includes this interesting specimen in Orion as LDN1622. An emission nebula surrounding a young energetic star glows greenish-blue through obscuring intergalactic dust. The dark nebula is quite faint and required 13 hours of total exposure to reveal its intricate details.



Date Imaged       :

January 22, 2014

Lens       :

Astrophysics 5" f/8 Starfire

Camera       :

ST10XME

Exposure       :

13 hours

Filter       :

LHaGB 1:8:2:2 hours

Mount       :

Losmandy Titan

Location       :

Stardust Observatory, Baguio