B 6 (LDN 1387) Dark Nebula in Camelopardalis

Located at: RA 03 hours 56 minutes 27 seconds, Dec +56 degrees 06 minutes 30 seconds

Size: 12' x 5.0' Magnitude: -- Class: -- (5 E?)

North is up

West to the right

Telescope:

 8" f5 Newtonian reflector

Camera:

 ST-8XME, self-guided, binned 1x1, temp -25c, camera control MaxIm DL 4.56

Image:

Lumicon Red filter, 850 minutes (85 x 10 minute subs), 12/8/13/14/15/2011; seeing 2.4-3.4 FWHM per CCDStack

Processing:

CCDStack 2.53.4349.21251, Photoshop CS 5.1

Location:

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

Notes: B 6 is just above center in this image, oriented NNE ...

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

Dark Object
6
α (2000)
3h 56m 19s
δ (2000)
+56 08
Galactic Coordinates
147, 2
Description
Round, indefinite.