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The "E" Nebula, 


            Fabiano B. Diniz
The "E" Nebula

The "E" Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 5152x3385

Dates:July 20, 2017

Frames: 30x180" ISO1600

Integration: 1.5 hours

Darks: ~40

Flats: ~40

Bias: ~40

Avg. Moon age: 26.19 days

Avg. Moon phase: 12.11% job: 2583895

RA center: 295.169 degrees

DEC center: 11.003 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.848 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 53.194 degrees

Field radius: 1.582 degrees

Locations: Fazenda São Paulo, Padre Bernardo, Goiás, Brazil

Data source: Traveller


This photo shows tww dark nebulae toward the Aquila constellation, near the star Altair. The two nebulae, together, form the letter "E", hence the nebulae are named "E nebula". They belong to the Barnard catalog of dark nebulae, and are named B143 (to the left) and B142 (to the right).



Fabiano B. Diniz
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The "E" Nebula, 


            Fabiano B. Diniz

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