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Contains:  The star 31Cep, The star 24Cep, The star 16Cep
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The "Dark Shark Nebula", from a dark site!, 


            Luigi Fontana
The "Dark Shark Nebula", from a dark site!

The "Dark Shark Nebula", from a dark site!

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Nikon APO 300mm f/2.8

Imaging camera:Canon EOS 6D UNMOD

Mount:10Micron GM2000 QCI

Guiding telescope or lens:Vixen 60/700

Guiding camera:Lodestar


Resolution: 5365x3191

Dates:Aug. 6, 2018

Frames: 82x300"

Integration: 6.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 23.94 days

Avg. Moon phase: 31.35% job: 2231265

RA center: 329.855 degrees

DEC center: 73.562 degrees

Pixel scale: 4.482 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 358.629 degrees

Field radius: 3.886 degrees

Locations: Colle dell'Agnello, presso Pontechianale, Cuneo, Italy

Data source: Traveller


***** ENG: The "Dark Shark Nebula" (LDN 1235) in Cepheus. 82 x 5' shots in two nights, from the very good sky of Colle dell'Agnello (Average SQM 21,65, Bortle 3-2). Postprocessing by "PI Jedi" Edoardo Radice.

***** ITA: La nebulosa "Squalo" (LDN 1235) in Cefeo. 82 scatti da 5 minuti (in due notti) dal Colle dell'Agnello (SQM medio 21,65, Bortle tra 2 e 3). Elaborazione del solito bravissimo Edoardo Radice.



Luigi Fontana
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons

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Sky plot


The "Dark Shark Nebula", from a dark site!, 


            Luigi Fontana