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Contains:  IC 4715, M 18, NGC 6613, IC 1284, NGC 6595, IC 4701, NGC 6568, NGC 6546, The star 21Sgr, The star 16Sgr, The star 15Sgr, The star 14Sgr, The star μSgr
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Sh2-37 and M24 the smaller Sagittarius star cloud, 





    
        

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Sh2-37 and M24 the smaller Sagittarius star cloud

Sh2-37 and M24 the smaller Sagittarius star cloud

Technical card

Resolution: 5496x3670

Dates:Aug. 21, 2017

Frames: 30x120"

Integration: 1.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 29.24 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.10%

Astrometry.net job: 2138577

RA center: 274.023 degrees

DEC center: -19.827 degrees

Pixel scale: 4.612 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 270.064 degrees

Field radius: 4.234 degrees

Locations: Hakos Guest Farm, 100km past Windhoek, Namibia

Data source: Traveller

Description

In a V-shaped dark cloud near the heart of the milkyway lies Sh2-37 complex, comprised of amission and reflection nebulae. Next to it the small Sag starcloud, one of the brightest parts of the milky way said to be the one patch where you can observe 1000 stars in a single binocular field.

Canon Eos6da at Iso1250 and the 30mm f/4 L at f/4

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