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Contains:  IC 359

Image of the day 01/25/2017

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    Dark nebulae in Taurus B7/B10/LDN782, 


    Dark nebulae in Taurus B7/B10/LDN782
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    Dark nebulae in Taurus B7/B10/LDN782

    Technical card

    Dates:Nov. 29, 2016

    Frames: 73x480"

    Integration: 9.7 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 29.51 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 0.00%

    Basic astrometry details job: 3266715

    RA center: 4h 17' 33"

    DEC center: +28° 20' 16"

    Pixel scale: 2.967 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 3.984 degrees

    Field radius: 1.583 degrees

    Resolution: 3070x2310

    Locations: my lovely garden, near Vienna, Austria

    Data source: Traveller


    This is right at the center of the Taurus molecular cloud, newborn stars pour their juvenile light out of their nests and create reflection nebulas of different colors. Ghostly, at right bottom the highy obscured galaxy IC359. More galaxies are to be found in the field.



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    Dark nebulae in Taurus B7/B10/LDN782,