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Vdb 16 and tons of dust

Technical card

Resolution: 3215x2348

Dates: Dec. 3, 2015

Astrodon True balance B: 14x300" bin 2x2
Astrodon True balance G: 14x300" bin 2x2
Astrodon True balance L: 30x600" bin 1x1
Astrodon True balance R: 14x300" bin 2x2

Integration: 8.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 22.29 days

Avg. Moon phase: 48.45% job: 871683

RA center: 52.056 degrees

DEC center: 29.731 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.856 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.745 degrees

Field radius: 1.027 degrees

Locations: Merlino, Canossa, RE, Italy


The Van den Bergh catalogue is fulll of great objects, but this is truly amazing for its context, as it is framed in a dusty area in Perseus adding to its beauty



Davide Manca

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Vdb 16 and tons of dust, 


        Davide Manca