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Contains:  NGC 6357
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The misty mountain in the heart of a lobster, 





    
        

            Ben
The misty mountain in the heart of a lobster

The misty mountain in the heart of a lobster

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Resolution: 1746x2197

Dates:June 4, 2019June 9, 2019June 10, 2019

Frames:
Astrodon Ha 5 nm: 60x180" (gain: 139.00) -15C
Astrodon OIII 3 nm: 60x180" (gain: 139.00) -15C
Astrodon SII 3 nm: 60x180" (gain: 139.00) -15C

Integration: 9.0 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~30

Flat darks: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 5.13 days

Avg. Moon phase: 32.01%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00

Astrometry.net job: 2752527

RA center: 261.323 degrees

DEC center: -34.293 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.980 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 172.571 degrees

Field radius: 0.382 degrees

Locations: Backyard, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Data source: Backyard

Description

A crop of the central area of NGC 6357 (the Lobster Nebula). Three stars lead through the mist to a distant peak.

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Brasspoodle
Ben
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The misty mountain in the heart of a lobster, 





    
        

            Ben