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Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  IC 2087
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B 22 Taurus Dark Cloud Nebula / IC2087, 


B 22 Taurus Dark Cloud Nebula / IC2087
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B 22 Taurus Dark Cloud Nebula / IC2087

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Canon EF 400mm f/5.6L USM

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 70Da

Mounts: SkyWatcher Star Adventurer

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion Mini 50mm Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: Lacerta MGEN 2

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight  ·  Adobe Lightroom

Filters: Astronomik CLS-CCD Clip Filter

Dates:Oct. 13, 2017

Frames:Astronomik CLS-CCD Clip Filter: 74x120" ISO1600

Integration: 2.5 hours

Darks: ~32

Bias: ~42

Avg. Moon age: 23.17 days

Avg. Moon phase: 39.18%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00

Basic astrometry details job: 3476765

RA center: 4h 39' 18"

DEC center: +26° 3' 43"

Pixel scale: 2.154 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 91.471 degrees

Field radius: 1.775 degrees

Resolution: 4939x3286

Locations: Derendingen 454m, Solothurn, SO, Switzerland


A very special object. I had no idea what to expect regarding to a single 120s preview image... I like the result but it will be worth to invest more time in it ;-)



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B 22 Taurus Dark Cloud Nebula / IC2087,