Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Ophiuchus (Oph)  ·  Contains:  The star 44Oph

Image of the day 01/07/2019

    The Snake nebula complex - B72, 


            Rafael Schmall
    The Snake nebula complex - B72
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    The Snake nebula complex - B72

    Technical card

    Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Quattro 200/800 modified carbon Skywatcher 200/800 Pro Carbon

    Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 6D (modified)

    Mounts: SkyWatcher EQ6 Pro

    Guiding telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher 9x50 guider

    Guiding cameras: LACERTA M-GEN Stand Alone Autoguider

    Focal reducers: Skywatcher f4 comacorrector Skywatcher

    Software: Photoshop CS 6  ·  Nebulosity

    Dates:May 12, 2018

    Frames: 70x150"

    Integration: 2.9 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 26.33 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 11.14%

    Basic astrometry details

    Astrometry.net job: 2443008

    RA center: 17h 24' 23"

    DEC center: -23° 54' 50"

    Pixel scale: 3.203 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 317.346 degrees

    Field radius: 1.095 degrees

    Resolution: 1824x1217

    Data source: Traveller


    I wish happy new year with this image! :-)


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    The Snake nebula complex - B72, 


            Rafael Schmall