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LDN 1246, LDN 1250 and LBN 558 | by Ginge70
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LDN 1246, LDN 1250 and LBN 558

This bright nebula LBN 558, containing dark nebulae LDN 1250 to the left and LDN 1246 to the right, is situated in the northern part of Cepheus. To the left of LDN1250 is the spiral galaxy UGC 12160, approximately 84Mly away while PGC 166755, also a spiral galaxy ca 100Mly distant, can be seen slightly above the center of the image.


Optics: Epsilon 180ed 8" f/2.8

Camera: QSI 583wsg

Guider: Lodestar via OAG

Mount: EM-200 Temma 2m

Exposure: L=43x600s, R=13x600s, G=12x600s, B=8x600s +Darks, Flats

Total integration time: 12,7hrs

Filter: Astrodon LRGB Gen II

Captured with The Sky X,

Processed in Pixinsight

Shot from Bjarkebu Observatory near Ytre Enebakk/Norway on several dates in September and October 2016.

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Uploaded on October 9, 2016