B 62 (LDN 100) Dark Nebula in Ophiuchus

Located at: RA 17 hours 16 minutes 11 seconds, Dec -20 degrees 56 minutes 36 seconds

Size: 19' Magnitude: -- Class: 6 Ir

North is up

West to the right

Telescope:

8" f5 Newtonian reflector

Camera:

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

Image:

Lumicon Red filter, 270 minutes (27 x 10 minute subs), 08/22/23/2008; seeing 2.5-3.1 FWHM per CCDStack

Processing:

CCDStack 1.3.7, Photoshop 7.0

Location:

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

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

 

62
α(2000)17h 16m 12s, δ(2000) -20 53
Galactic Coordinates 3,+10
 Diam. 19, very black in NW part, brightest of three stars in S part = BD-204696 (9.4 mag)