Dark nebula Barnard 150 the "Sea horse"
A full resolution 2.2 Mb image is here
Imaged 2011 Sept 28th at the
Kelling Heath Star Party, Norfolk, UK
Televue TVNP101 100mm APO refractor 540mm fl.
Starlight Lodestar autoguider on G11 Mount
SBig ST8300M CCD camera
Images acquired in Maxim DL Pro 5
True Tech RGB colour filters
LRGB image L 100 mins 1x1, R 15 mins 1x1 G 15 mins 1x1, B 15 mins 1x1, 2hrs 25mins total exposure.
All sub exposures 300 seconds at -20 deg C.
The sky at the Sept 2011 Kelling astro camp seemed to be constantly hazy. I decided I would attempt an image of Barnard 150 despite the poor conditions. The colour data for this image was taken in very foggy conditions when really I should have given up and been in bed. However my persistence paid off with the image being quite presentable, albeit the stars are a bit “blobby” caused by the sky haze.
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