Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Ophiuchus (Oph)  ·  Contains:  The star 36Oph  ·  The star 3Sgr  ·  The star 44Oph  ·  The star 45Oph  ·  The star 51Oph  ·  The star 58Oph  ·  The star θOph  ·  The star ξOph  ·  The star οOph
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Pipe Nebula Region, 



    
        

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Pipe Nebula Region, 



    
        

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Pipe Nebula Region

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Samyang 135mm ED UMC F/2

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 6D

Mounts: AstroTrac TT320X-AG

Software: PixInsight 1.8


Dates:Aug. 17, 2020

Frames: 26x120"

Integration: 0.9 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.78 days

Avg. Moon phase: 3.42%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3794616

RA center: 17h 27' 42"

DEC center: -23° 48' 21"

Pixel scale: 10.367 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.281 degrees

Field radius: 9.462 degrees


Resolution: 3670x5451

Locations: Sierra de Hornachos, Hornachos, Badajoz, Spain

Data source: Traveller

Description

The Pipe and all those dark nebulas around always remind me of a prancing horse: the Pipe would be the hindquarters, B63 and B253 the front legs, B268 the head and B259 the snout. The resemblance is more evident in widefield images.

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