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Pipe Nebula - Barnard 59

Technical card

Resolution: 9968x6632

Dates:May 27, 2017

Frames: 5x600" ISO800

Integration: 0.8 hours

Darks: ~11

Flats: ~25

Avg. Moon age: 1.96 days

Avg. Moon phase: 4.29%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00

Temperature: 2.50 job: 1646206

RA center: 17h 11' 19"

DEC center: -27° 27' 21"

Pixel scale: 0.841 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 75.835 degrees

Field radius: 1.399

Locations: Astrofarm Kiripotib, Dordabis, Namibia


Part of the Pipe Nebula - Barnard 59

The Pipe Nebula (also known as Barnard 59, 65–67, and 78) is a dark nebula in the Ophiuchus constellation and a part of the Dark Horse Nebula. It is a large but readily apparent pipe shaped dust lane that obscures the Milky Way star clouds behind it.



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