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Against the Wall (Starless), 


Against the Wall (Starless)
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Against the Wall (Starless)

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: ASA - Astro Systeme Austria ASA 10'

Imaging cameras: Moravian G2-4000

Mounts: Paramount MyT

Guiding telescopes or lenses: ASA - Astro Systeme Austria ASA 10'

Guiding cameras: Moravian G1-0300

Focal reducers: ASA - Astro System Austria ASA 3" Wynne Reducer Korrektor 0,95x

Software: FocusMax  ·  The SkyX Pro  ·  MaxPilote  ·  PIXINSIGHT PixInsinght 1.8 RC7

Dates:July 6, 2018

Astrodon 5nm Ha Astrodon 5nm H-alpha : 26x900" -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon Blue: 24x300" -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon Green: 24x300" -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon OIII 5nm: 21x900" -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon Red: 24x300" -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon SII 5nm: 21x900" -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 23.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 22.32 days

Avg. Moon phase: 48.17%

Astrometry.net job: 2136389

RA center: 20h 59' 8"

DEC center: +43° 41' 31"

Pixel scale: 1.679 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 84.342 degrees

Field radius: 0.674 degrees

Resolution: 2047x2041

Locations: Jardin, TOUL, Lorraine, France

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility


The "Cygnus Wall":

is actually a cocoon of gas, dust and newly formed stars. This image shows that the wall is eroded and illuminated by bright young stars, and partially obscured by the dark dust they created. This wall extends for about 15 light-years and is about 1500 light-years away from us in the constellation Cygnus.



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Against the Wall (Starless),