[back] IC 349 (Barnard`s Merope Nebula) in M 45 (Pleiades) in Taurus [NED]

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About this Image / Über dieses Bild

Image Type, Orientation: LRGB Composite,  North is at 14:30h
Exposure time: L: 8x300 sec. 1x1 bin with Ganymed at Crete, R,G,B: 10x30 sec., 1x1 bin with 15 Zoll Newton Telescope (f 1/8) at Germany
Exposure date: November, 6th 2008 for L,  January 29th 2009 for R,G,B.

For L: Skinakas Observatory at Crete, Greece, remote-controlled from Weisenheim am Berg / Germany

For R,G,B: Backyard observatory of Volker Wendel in Weisenheim am Berg / Germany


SBIG 2" Lfilter set for STL for L, AstroDon filter set for RGB


Ganymed 60cm-Hypergraph in secondary focus (f=4940 mm) and 15 Zoll Newton Telescope (f 1/8)


Volker Wendel , Josef Pöpsel, Stefan Binnewies

Seeing (FWHM): 1.15" for L


The L exposures of the image were done at the end of the 2008 campaign. The missing color channels were cached up at Volkers home about two month later with a 15" Newton.



Die L-Aufnahmen des Bildes entstanden am Ende der 2008er Kampagne. Die fehlenden Farbkanäle holte Volker dann etwa zwei Monate Später in seinem Garten mit einem 14"-Newton nach.

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