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B 22 Taurus Dark Cloud Nebula, 


B 22 Taurus Dark Cloud Nebula
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B 22 Taurus Dark Cloud Nebula

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, 2017Oct. 14, 2017

Astronomik CLS-CCD Clip Filter: 74x120" ISO1600
Astronomik CLS-CCD Clip Filter: 46x240" ISO1600

Integration: 5.5 hours

Darks: ~53

Bias: ~67

Avg. Moon age: 23.70 days

Avg. Moon phase: 33.90%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00

Basic astrometry details job: 3476796

RA center: 4h 39' 18"

DEC center: +26° 4' 40"

Pixel scale: 2.154 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 91.208 degrees

Field radius: 1.791 degrees

Resolution: 4989x3306

Locations: Derendingen 454m, Solothurn, SO, Switzerland


The weather is still good :-) Again B22 Taurus dark cloud nebula. This time 240s exposure instead of 120s.

Original Image: 46 x 240s, 21 darks, 25 bias

Image B is the result of 2 sessions.



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  • B 22 Taurus Dark Cloud Nebula, 


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    B 22 Taurus Dark Cloud Nebula, 




Description: combined image from 2 sessions

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B 22 Taurus Dark Cloud Nebula,