Paul Mortfield & Stefano Cancelli

  Title vdB 152
  Photo Credit: Paul Mortfield & Stefano Cancelli
  Object: vdB 152 (van den Bergh 152)
  Date: July 2008
  Location: Sierra Remote Observatories California
  Telescope: RCOS 16" f/8.9
  Camera: Apogee U9000 with AstroDon Gen2 Filters
  Wavelengths: LRGB
  Exposure Time: 7.5 hours
  Notes: Chose this target in recognition of Canadian astronomer Dr. Sydney van den Bergh receiving the lifetime achievement award by the Astronomical Society of the Pacific in May 2008. Dr. van den Bergh compiled the vdB catalog of mostly reflection nebulae.