Lynds Dark Nebula 1622
Constellation Orion RA 05h 54m Dec +02 01

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LDN 1622

About this object

Near Barnards loop in Orion, LDN 1622 is a faint dark nebula with a small bluish reflection nebula embedded within. Within this area and behind the dark dust cloud hydrogen emission glows red outlining the dark dust which blocks out most of the stars within.
This image was taken with a 130mm refractor and SBIG STL 11K camera through Luminance, Red, Green and Blue filters and processed with PixInsight.

Image Details

  • Optics : Stellarvue SVS 130 6 element refractor
  • Mount: Paramount MyT
  • Camera: SBIG STL 11K
  • Filters: Custom Scientific 50mm LRGB filter set
  • Exposure: LRGB 380:350:180:150
  • Camera/Mount Control: The Sky X, CCD Autopilot
  • Guiding: Unguided using Protrack
  • Processing: PixInsight
  • Location: Stark Bayou Observatory, Ocean Springs, MS
  • Date: Feb-March 16
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