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LDN 1532 Dark Nebula in Taurus, 


            Stefan Westphal
LDN 1532 Dark Nebula in Taurus

LDN 1532 Dark Nebula in Taurus

Technical card

Resolution: 1346x900

Dates:Feb. 27, 2016

Frames: 30x300" ISO800

Integration: 2.5 hours

Darks: ~3

Flats: ~31

Avg. Moon age: 19.04 days

Avg. Moon phase: 80.70%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00

Temperature: -2.00 job: 985079

RA center: 4h 38' 43"

DEC center: +26° 25' 15"

Pixel scale: 18.687 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -178.738 degrees

Field radius: 4.204

Locations: Vockenroth, Neuhof an der Zenn, Bayern, Germany


This image presents a test with the EF 300 f/4 wide open and the large chip of my Canon 5d MKII.
I selected the faint Dark Nebula because no camera modification is necessary.
So my result should demonstrate the imaging quality of the EF 300.
I hope you enjoy a little bit!



Stefan Westphal
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LDN 1532 Dark Nebula in Taurus, 


            Stefan Westphal