B 152 (LDN 1125) Dark Nebula in Cepheus

Located at: RA 21 hours 14 minutes 30 seconds, Dec +61 degrees 45 minutes 00 seconds

Size: 15' x 3.0' Magnitude: -- Class: 5 Ir

North is up

West to the right

Telescope:

 8" f5 Newtonian reflector

Camera:

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

Image:

Lumicon Red filter, 460 minutes (46 x 10 minute subs), 08/13/14/2012; seeing 2.8-3.5 FWHM per CCDStack

Processing:

CCDStack 2.66.4490.32361, Photoshop CS5.1

Location:

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

Notes: Wanted to get 72 subs for this object, but the 15th was cloudy, so I had to settle for 48 (total subs, two not used) subs.

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

152     α(2000)21h 14m 30s, δ(2000) +61 44
            Galactic Coordinates 100,+9
 Small, 15 x 3 SE and NW. Close north of BD+612103 (8.0 mag). The west end is larger, with a small star in it. (In Astrophysical Journal, 43, 5, 1916, it is wrongly stated that this object is south of the BD star.)