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LBN 531 / LDN1221

Classification: Dark Nebula LBN531, 538, 532, LDN1221,1217,1219 Vdb152, DeHt 5 PN or PK111+1.1
Constellation: Cepheus (CEP)
Object Location: Ra 22h 18m 08s Dec +70°21’10” (current) (centered)
Size & Distance: Apx +-1500 light years.

Date & Location: 07-14/15-2023 Lockwood Observatory, Descanso,CA.
Exposure: LRGB 200, 110, 110, 90 L-20x10, R-9x10, G-B 11x10ea. (bin 1x1)
Optics: Telescope Engineering Company APO110FL w/ TEC FF @ f/5.74, 631mm, FLI-Atlas focuser.
Mount: Astro-Physics Mach-1 CP4 / ATS 10x36 Pier.
Camera: FLI-PL16803 @-25c / FLI CFW5-7 / FLI-Atlas focuser / Guided by SBIG ST-I / w OAG.
Filters: Astrodon G2 LRGB
Software: MaxImDL 6.11, Photoshop CC, CCDStack Photoshop CC, Topaz Studio.

Notes: Sky conditions: Average seeing, Light wind, Temp mid 60’s
Image Field of view is 197x188 arcmin. Image Scale 2.94 arcsec/pix