Lynds 988 - Dark cloud complex in Cygnus

RA Zentrum: 21h03m16s.13

DEC Zentrum: +50°07′05″.9

Date: June 10. & 11. 2023

Telescope: Omegon Pro APO AP 104/650 ED Triplet

  • Aperture: 104 mm
  • Focal length: 650 mm

Recording camera: ZWO ASI2600MM Pro

Mount: Sky-Watcher EQ6-R Pro

Exposure time: 5h 30´


R: 110 x 60″
G: 110 x 60″
B: 110 x 60″

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight, Skylum Luminar AI

This region in Cygnus includes a variety of dark and light nebulae: the two blue reflection nebulae LBN 408 and LBN 409, the white/blue reflection nebula LBN 412, the smaller Ha regions Sh 2-120 and Sh 2-121, and the well known V 1331 Cyg, a young variable star mainly characterized by an arcing reflection nebula.