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Dark Nebula, Barnard 150, in Cepheus, 


            Steven Bellavia
Dark Nebula, Barnard 150, in Cepheus

Dark Nebula, Barnard 150, in Cepheus

Technical card

Resolution: 4800x3200

Dates:July 30, 2019

Frames:Astronomik L2 UV/IR Cut: 43x360" (gain: 100.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 4.3 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~30

Flat darks: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 27.68 days

Avg. Moon phase: 3.82%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Mean SQM: 21.40

Mean FWHM: 4.50

Temperature: 20.00 job: 2832043

RA center: 20h 50' 46"

DEC center: +60° 7' 8"

Pixel scale: 1.430 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 1.484 degrees

Field radius: 1.146

Data source: Traveller


Barnard 150 (B150, LDN1082) is a dark nebula in the constellation Cepheus. It is an interstellar dust cloud within our galaxy. It is also called the seahorse nebula. Dust within the cloud blocks out the light of stars and bright nebulae behind it, allowing it to be seen as a silhouette.



Steven Bellavia
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Dark Nebula, Barnard 150, in Cepheus, 


            Steven Bellavia