B 365 (LDN 1090) Dark Nebula in Cepheus

Located at: RA 21 hours 35 minutes 11 seconds, Dec +56 degrees 40 minutes 59 seconds

Size: 22' x 3.0' Magnitude: -- Class: 4 S

North is up

West to the right


 8" f5 Newtonian reflector


 ST-8XME, self-guided, binned 1x1, temp -15c & -20c, camera control MaxIm DL 4.56


Lumicon Red filter, 820 minutes (82 x 10 minute subs), 08/8/9/10/17/2011; seeing 2.3-3.8 FWHM per CCDStack


CCDStack 2.24.4110.20701, Photoshop CS 5.1


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

Notes: Another of the catalogued dark nebulae clustering on and around IC 1396.

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

α(2000)21h 34m 53s, δ(2000) +56 43
Galactic Coordinates 98,+4
 Dark S-shaped object, 22 long N and S, BD+552604 (9.0 mag) near SW end