Celestial hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Chamaeleon (Cha)
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Sandqvist 156

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Sandqvist 156

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Acquisition details

Dates:
Jan. 7, 2022
Frames:
8×600(1h 20′)
Integration:
1h 20′
Avg. Moon age:
5.18 days
Avg. Moon phase:
27.40%

RA center: 12h59m05s.93

DEC center: -77°0930.4

Pixel scale: 2.062 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.934 degrees

Field radius: 1.656 degrees

WCS transformation: thin plate spline

More info:Open 

Resolution: 4507x3606

File size: 2.6 MB

Locations: El Sauce Observatory, Rio Hurtado, Coquimbo Region, Chile

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: Telescope Live

Description

Sandqvist 156 (Sa 156) is a dark nebula in the constellation of Chamaeleon.
It is part of the larger Chamaeleon II molecular cloud complex, at a distance of about 500 light years from Earth.

Image acquired with the officina Stellare RH200 telescope and FLI ML16200 camera from Telescope Live in El Sauce Observatory in Chile.

Total integration time only 80 minutes
2 sub-frames of 600s with each filter. Dataset Telescope Live

Processing with AstroPixelProcessor, PixInsight, StaXTerminator, Photoshop CC with AstroPanel Pro, Astronomy Tools, Topaz Sharpen AI and NoiseXTerminator plug-ins.

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