Three Barnards in Taurua


Dan Crowson


Luminance – 18x600s – 180 minutes – binned 1×1
RGB – 8x300s – 40 minutes each – binned 2×2

300 minutes total exposure – 5 hours

Imaged from Dardenne Prairie, Missouri (a red zone) on November 13th and December 1st, 2015 and January 4th, 2016 with a SBIG ST-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT90DT at f/6.7 603mm.

Barnard 211, 213 and 216 (from top right to bottom left) are all part of the much larger Lynds Dark Nebulae 1495 in Taurus. These are located near phi Tau (HIP 20250), the brightest star in the field.