M 50 and VdB 87

This is a rich region of the constellation Monoceros which includes the open cluster M 50 (also catalogued as NGC 2323) and the small reflection/emission nebula VdB 87. This image is taken remotely from the remote controlled IRIDA Observatory .

 

Technical Details:

Optics: ASA N12 Astrograph at F/3.6
Mount: ASA DDM 85
Camera: SBIG STL-11000M
Filters: Astronomik LRGB filter set
Dates/Times: 17 November 2012
Location: Rozhen, IRIDA Remote Observatory
Exposure Details: R = 40 min., G = 40 min., B = 40 min.
Subexposures: 5 minutes
Acquisition: CCD Soft
Processing: PixInsight, Photoshop CS
     
 

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