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B72 - SNAKE NEBULA

Contains: The star 44Oph

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Imaging telescope or lens: Astro-Tech AT111-EDT

Imaging camera: SBIG STF- 8300M

Mount: SkyWatcher EQ 6

Guiding camera: SBIG ST+i

Software: MaximDL5PhotoshopCCDStack

Filter: Baader LRGB 36mm

Resolution: 3352x2532

Dates: July 11, 2013

Frames:
Baader Blue 36mm: 5x300" -15C bin 2x2
Baader Clear 36mm: 9x300" -15C bin 1x1
Baader Green 36mm: 5x300" -15C bin 2x2
Baader Red 36mm: 5x300" -15C bin 2x2

Integration: 2.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 2.45 days

Avg. Moon phase: 6.65%

Astrometry.net job: 369196

RA center: 261.008 degrees

DEC center: -23.825 degrees

Orientation: -179.318 degrees

Field radius: 0.829 degrees

Locations: Fazenda Brancas, Alto Paraíso de Goiás, GO, Brazil, Alto Paraíso de Goiás, Goiás, Brazil

Description

The Snake Nebula, Barnard 72, is a dark nebula in the Ophiuchus constellation. This image was captured during on 6th EBA (Brazilian Meeting of Astrophotography) occured in July 2013, in Alto Paraíso de Goiás, Brazil. It was captured during one night, on July 11th.

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