van den Bergh 96

van den Bergh 96
This reflection nebula is located near tau Canis Major. It lies in the envelope of the large H-alpha region Sharpless 2-310 as attested by the red-tinged surrounding haze. I avoided the use of an H-a filter in order to avoid overwhelming the reflection nebula itself.
Author
Steve Teel
Telescope
The CHI-2 ASA 500N 50cm F/3.6 Newtonian
Camera
FLI PL 16803
Location
The El Sauce Obsservatory, Rio Hurtado, Chile
Date of observation
24-03-2020
Filters
Astrodon LRGB 2GEN 5x3min each
Processing
PixInsight
Submitted on Wed, 03/25/2020 - 02:40