Cookie consent

AstroBin saves small pieces of text information (cookies) on your device in order to deliver better content and for statistical purposes. You can disable the usage of cookies by changing the settings of your browser. By browsing AstroBin without changing the browser settings, you grant us permission to store that information on your device.

I agree

Image of the day 07/18/2019

Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
    in the Chamaeleon I molecular cloud, 





    
        

            tommy_nawratil
    in the Chamaeleon I molecular cloud

    in the Chamaeleon I molecular cloud

    Technical card

    Resolution: 2756x2062

    Dates:June 3, 2019

    Frames: 82x180"

    Integration: 4.1 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 0.07 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 0.01%

    Astrometry.net job: 2788714

    RA center: 166.919 degrees

    DEC center: -77.573 degrees

    Pixel scale: 1.544 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 265.881 degrees

    Field radius: 0.738 degrees

    Locations: deepskysafaris.com Rooisand, Windhoek, Namibia

    Data source: Traveller

    Description

    this is just a small part of the huge Chamaeleon I molecular cloud, at 480 lightyears one of the nearest star fabrics. On top of the red cone dubbed GN11.07.3 lies Cha IRN, a young T Tauri variable, the blueish reflection nebulas name is Cederblad 111 and the ivory reflection nebula to the right is Cederblad 110. The dark cloud resembling a dogs head was given the number 5849 in Dobashis catalogue of dark clouds from 2011. An there is a small complex of Herbig-Haro objects right below the image center called HH49 and HH50. None of these appear in any atlas or desktop planetarium, not in CdC nor SkySafari, its merely a blank spot in the sky. However, if you happen to photograph something you do not know, you always can platesolve it and try to ask Aladin :-)
    https://aladin.u-strasbg.fr/AladinLite/

    Photographed with 8"f4 Newtonian and ASI1600MMP, Optolong 31mm filters LRGB at Rooisand farm in Namibia - www.deepskysafaris.com

    Comments

    Author

    tommy_nawratil
    tommy_nawratil
    License: None (All rights reserved)
    129818
    Like

    Revisions

    • Final
      in the Chamaeleon I molecular cloud, 





    
        

            tommy_nawratil
      Original
      in the Chamaeleon I molecular cloud, 





    
        

            tommy_nawratil
      B

    B

    annotated version

    Sky plot

    Sky plot

    Histogram

    in the Chamaeleon I molecular cloud, 





    
        

            tommy_nawratil