LBN 762, also known with the nickname of Drunken Dragon is a dark nebula in the constellation Aries part of a vast molecular cloud complex including the nearby LBN 753. The area is populated by many galaxies visible in the background.

The name comes from the resemblance with a “smoky” dragon heard when framed horizontally.

Image is the result of 15 hours integration in LRGB

High resolution here

Caprile Observatory

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