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Image of the day 01/03/2019

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    Barnard 365, a bunny or an alien?, 


            Jari Saukkonen
    Barnard 365, a bunny or an alien?

    Barnard 365, a bunny or an alien?

    Technical card

    Resolution: 1972x1479

    Dates:Nov. 25, 2018

    Astrodon Ha 5nm: 136x300" (gain: 200.00) -25C bin 1x1
    Astrodon OIII 5nm: 27x300" (gain: 200.00) -25C bin 1x1
    Astrodon SII 5nm: 57x300" (gain: 200.00) -25C bin 1x1

    Integration: 18.3 hours

    Darks: ~50

    Flats: ~25

    Flat darks: ~50

    Avg. Moon age: 17.21 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 93.37% job: 2441053

    RA center: 323.582 degrees

    DEC center: 56.700 degrees

    Pixel scale: 1.351 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 291.075 degrees

    Field radius: 0.463 degrees

    Locations: Komakallio, Kirkkonummi, Finland

    Data source: Own remote observatory

    Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility


    One more set of dark nebulae from the IC1396 nebula complex, which maybe resembles a hybrid between a bunny and an Alien :-). About 2400 light-years distant, the upper section here is about twenty light-years across. That’s quite a lot of dust in one place, considering that it blocks the light behind it almost completely! From left to right the different sections of this dark nebulae have been cataloged as LDN1087, Barnard 365 (LDN1090) and LDN1085.



    Jari Saukkonen

    Sky plot

    Sky plot


    Barnard 365, a bunny or an alien?, 


            Jari Saukkonen

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