LBN 777 (Baby Eagle Nebula)

LBN 777 (also known as Baby Eagle or Vulture Head Nebula) is part of the Taurus Molacular Cloud, one of the nearest molecular clouds to us. It is located about 400 light years away fro Earth. The external part of LBN777 is illuminated by the surrounding stars and can be seen as a very faint reflection nebula. Its dense inner part is cataloged as a dark nebula by E.Barnard (B 207).



Object Details:

Objects: LBN 777, Barnard 207
Constellation: Taurus
Center of field: R.A. 04h, 04m, 33s. ; DE. +26°, 29', 00"
Field dimensions: Apr. 40 x 70 '


Technical Details:

Optics: 12" ASA Astrograph at F/3.6
Mount: ASA DDM 85
Camera: SBIG STL-11000M
Filters: Astronomik LRGB filters
Dates/Times: 27 and 28 October 2011
Location: Rozhen
Exposure Details: L = 120 min, R = 80 min., G = 80 min.,B = 80 min.;
Subexposures: 10 minutes
Acquisition: CCD Soft
Processing: PixInsight, Photoshop CS

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