L1082/Barnard 150 in Cepheus

L1082/Barnard 150 in Cepheus

Constellation: Cepheus
Ra: 20h 51m
Dec: +60d 16m
Image Size: 40' x 40'
North: Up

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Description

Barnard 150 is a remarkable filamentary cloud within the Cepheus Flare in the constellation of Cepheus. It is also known as Lynds (L1082) and GF 9 in the catalog of globular filaments by Schneider and Elmegreen (1979). This object is comprised of three dense cores where new star formation is occurring, labeled L1082 A, B and C in the annotated image below. The locations of IRAS point sources are also included in the annotated image. All LRGB data were unbinned and a synthetic luminance was added to the actual luminance.

Exposure: 5.5 hrs Total LRGB
Telescope: RCOS 16
Mount: Software Bisque Paramount ME
Oag: Astrodon MonsterMOAG
Acquisition: CCD AutoPilot4
Calibration: CCDStack
Observatory Site: Sierra-Remote Observatories, Shaver Lake, CA
Camera: Apogee U16M
Filters: Astrodon Gen 2 LRGB
Guider: SBIG ST-402
Camera Operation: MaximDL4.62
Processing: Photoshop CS3
Image Date: 05/17/2009

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