B 110 (LDN 530) and B 107 Dark Nebulae in Scutum

Center of field at approximately: RA 18 hours 49 minutes 45 seconds, Dec -04 degrees 49 minutes 49 seconds

Size: 11' and ~5.0' Magnitude: -- and -- Class: 6 Ir G and (~5 G)

North is up

West to the right

Telescope:

8" f5 Newtonian reflector

Camera:

 ST-8XME, self-guided, binned 1x1, temp -15c, camera control MaxIm DL 4.56

Image:

Lumicon Red filter, 550 minutes (55 x 10 minute subs), 09/1/2/3/2010; 2.2-3.5 FWHM per CCDStack

Processing:

CCDStack 2.11.3874.21660, Photoshop 7.0

Location:

 Rolling Roof Observatory, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360 (+34d 13m 29s -118h 52m 20s)

Notes:

B 110 is the larger dark nebula near left center, and B 107 is the smaller prominent dark nebula to the SSW (lower right). The center of this field is about 40 minutes SSE of B 104, and 30 minutes NNW of Open Cluster NGC 6704.

These descriptions from the on-line Edward Emerson Barnard "A Photographic Atlas of Selected Regions of The Milky Way":

 
110
α(2000)18h 50m 08s, δ(2000) -4 48
Galactic Coordinates 29, -2
 Irregular, diam. 11, free of stars, a small star near the W edge
107
α(2000)18h 49m 31s, δ(2000) -5 01
Galactic Coordinates 28, -2
 Irregular, diam. 5, free of stars