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Contains:  The star 16Cep
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The Dark Shark (LDN1235, VdB149, VdB150), 


The Dark Shark (LDN1235, VdB149, VdB150)

The Dark Shark (LDN1235, VdB149, VdB150)

Technical card

Resolution: 5911x3759

Dates:Sept. 7, 2018

Frames: 100x300"

Integration: 8.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 26.97 days

Avg. Moon phase: 7.26% job: 2243382

RA center: 332.736 degrees

DEC center: 73.239 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.092 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 4.618 degrees

Field radius: 1.062 degrees

Locations: Balkon, Ascheberg, NRW, Germany

Data source: Backyard


LDN 1235 - The Dark Shark Nebula in Cepheus is a complex of interstellar dust. The blue reflection nebulas VdB 149 (bottom) and VdB150 (top) set nice accents.

Pentax K3ii, TS 130/910 apo with 0.79x reducer.
100 x 300s @ ISO 800.

Preprocessing and stacking with Astro Pixel Processor, rest done in Photoshop CC2018

Hooked from my bortle 5 balcony :-)



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The Dark Shark (LDN1235, VdB149, VdB150),