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The Dark  Tower's glowing red tip, 



    
        

            Greg Bock
The Dark  Tower's glowing red tip
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The Dark Tower's glowing red tip

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO 10" RC Carbon fibre Tube

Imaging cameras: AtikOne6

Mounts: EQ8

Guiding telescopes or lenses: North Group 80mmF6 Triplet

Focal reducers: Astro-Physics CCDT67


Dates:June 30, 2017

Frames: 33x300"

Integration: 2.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 6.88 days

Avg. Moon phase: 44.64%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2856451

RA center: 16h 46' 23"

DEC center: -41° 12' 14"

Pixel scale: 1.349 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 182.114 degrees

Field radius: 0.326 degrees


Resolution: 1357x1089

Locations: Leyburn Observatory - Dark Sky, Leyburn, Queensland, Australia

Data source: Backyard

Description

Glowing hydrogen emission nebula interacts with dark dust behind a blue cluster.

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Description: Removed green cast, used more Ha sub frames

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The Dark  Tower's glowing red tip, 



    
        

            Greg Bock