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Barnard 93 - The Leaping Puppy, 





    
        

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Barnard 93 - The Leaping Puppy

Barnard 93 - The Leaping Puppy

Technical card

Resolution: 2659x3343

Dates:July 1, 2019July 2, 2019

Frames:
Astrodon Tru-Balance E-Series Blue 36mm Blue Filter: 30x120"
Astrodon Tru-Balance E-Series Green 50mm Green Filter: 30x120"
Astrodon Ha 1.25 3nm: 22x600"
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 Red filter: 30x120"

Integration: 6.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 28.65 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.21%

Astrometry.net job: 2774828

RA center: 274.354 degrees

DEC center: -18.036 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.879 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 282.414 degrees

Field radius: 0.522 degrees

Data source: Backyard

Description

Resembling a playful leaping puppy chasing after a will 'o the wisp this dark nebula Barnard 93 obscures parts of the Small Sagittarius Star Cloud, M24. It is one of the first dark nebulae known, discovered in 1913 by E.E. Barnard (Barnard 1913).

This could make a fun cover for a Children’s book of space stories, well my 10 y/o thinks so anyway- he reckons he sees floating aliens in the photo 😊

Photographed in HaRGB from my backyard in Melbourne, Australia.

4 hrs Ha 3nm 600 secs
60mins ea RGB 120 secs

C&C welcome 😊

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Barnard 93 - The Leaping Puppy, 





    
        

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