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Molecular Clouds MBM 163, 164, 165 & 166 and LBN 569, 



    
        

            Maurice Toet

Molecular Clouds MBM 163, 164, 165 & 166 and LBN 569

Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
Molecular Clouds MBM 163, 164, 165 & 166 and LBN 569, 



    
        

            Maurice Toet

Molecular Clouds MBM 163, 164, 165 & 166 and LBN 569

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi Epsilon-180ED

Imaging cameras: Nikon D810a

Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach1 GTO CP3

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Vixen Guidescope 70S

Guiding cameras: Lacerta MGEN

Software: Photoshop CC  ·  Astro Pixel Processor


Dates:Aug. 6, 2018Aug. 8, 2018Aug. 10, 2018Aug. 11, 2018Aug. 13, 2018Aug. 17, 2018

Frames: 318x300" ISO400

Integration: 26.5 hours

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~200

Avg. Moon age: 14.61 days

Avg. Moon phase: 15.50%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 2.00

Mean SQM: 21.60


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2514405


Resolution: 3600x2400

Locations: Dark Site, Drôme, Ison-la-Bruisse, France

Data source: Traveller

Description

Rarely imaged Molecular Clouds in Cepheus: MBM 163, 164, 165 & 166 and LBN 569. MBM is an abbreviation for Magnani, Blitz and Mundy who identified/catalogued 57 molecular clouds at high galactic altitudes in 1985.

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Molecular Clouds MBM 163, 164, 165 & 166 and LBN 569, 



    
        

            Maurice Toet