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LDN1235 Shark Nebula in Cepheus, 





    
        

            Andre van der Hoeven
LDN1235 Shark Nebula in Cepheus

LDN1235 Shark Nebula in Cepheus

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:TMB-92SS

Imaging camera:QSI 583 wsg

Mount:Sky-Watcher NEQ6

Filter:Astrodon E-series LRGB

Resolution: 2337x1890

Dates:May 3, 2018May 4, 2018May 5, 2018

Frames:
Astrodon E-series LRGB: 27x600" bin 1x1
Astrodon Luminance Gen2: 53x600" bin 1x1

Integration: 13.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 18.94 days

Avg. Moon phase: 81.16%

Astrometry.net job: 2047933

RA center: 331.780 degrees

DEC center: 72.913 degrees

Pixel scale: 3.103 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 3.649 degrees

Field radius: 1.295 degrees

Locations: Steinborn, Germany, Steinborn, Daun, Germany

Description

This image shows the result of my imaging sessions last week in the Eifel, Germany during my holidays. When I was there we had 2 very clear nights and 2 nights with some high clouds. I decided to go for a dark nebula as these are impossible to image from where I live.

This image shows the Shark Nebula (LDN1235) in the constellation of Cepheus. This is a nice cloud of gas and dust which is highlighted by the light of nearby stars.

Telescope: TMB92 @ f/5.5
Camera: QSI583ws
Mount: Skywatcher EQ6

Exposures:
L: 53 x 600s
R: 9 x 600s
G: 9 x 600s
B: 9 x 600s

Total 13,3 hours

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Andre van der Hoeven
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LDN1235 Shark Nebula in Cepheus, 





    
        

            Andre van der Hoeven