VdB 35 and VdB 37

This part of the sky, situated in the constellation of Orion, about 7° northwards from Bellatrix (γ Ori) is rarely imaged. In fact at the moment of the publishing of this image (January 11th 2013) I couldn’t find any other image of this region. It includes two Van der Berg objects: the bluish VdB 35 (lower left) and the yellowish VdB 37 (upper right). Both are reflection nebulae. This image was 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: November 2012 - January 2013
Location: Rozhen, IRIDA Remote Observatory
Exposure Details: L = 180 min, R = 180 min., G = 180 min., B = 190 min.
Subexposures: 10 minutes
Acquisition: CCD Soft
Processing: PixInsight, Photoshop CS
     
 

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