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2169 (blue reflection nebula left of center) and surroundings (image is reduced-size | other sizes:
2,600 light years
||Takahashi FS-60C @ f/6.2
||Takahashi EM200 Temma II
||QSI 540wsg @ -15C
|| Astrodon Tru-Balance I-Series LRGB Gen
||9x5min L (bin1x1); 2x5min
ea RGB (bin2x2); AstroArt5, CS4 (slightly cropped, 10xdarks/flats/fdarks/bias)
|29 January 2017 - Las Cruces, NM
Published as Amateur Astronomy Picture of the Day (AAPOD),
11 Jun 18.
This image is LRGB. The Cone Nebula (out of this field of view, but which
I imaged separately in LHaRGB here) is
to the right and rotated from this image's perspective.
Copyright Jeffrey O. Johnson