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The Details
Object
LDN 1622 in Orion
Optics
Astro-Physics 160 EDF refractor at f/5.7
Platform
Astro-Physics 1200 GTO
Camera
SBIG STL-11000M
Filters
Tru-Balance 6nm Hydrogen Alpha filter
Date
12 December 2007, 15 December 2007, 19 January 2008
Location
Mount Wilson Observatory - Mount Wilson, CA
Exposure
Ha 16 x 1800 sec, 1x1 bin
Software
Maxim DL/CCD, Registar, Photoshop CS3
Orientation
Field of View: 01°14'29" x 51'05" centered on RA 06h54m44.8s
DEC+02°05'35" (2000.0) . North angle 270.57 °; east 90° CCW from north.
Notes
LDN 1622, The Boogie Man Nebula, is a dark molecular cloud off the northern edge of the much larger structure known as Barnard's Loop in Orion.

 

 

 

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