Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Scorpius (Sco)
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The Dark Tower, 



    
        

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The Dark Tower

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The Dark Tower, 



    
        

            Rocco Sung
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The Dark Tower

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Planewave CDK 17"

Imaging cameras: SBIG STXL 11002 with AOX

Mounts: Software Bisque Paramount ME

Software: Photoshop  ·  PixInsight

Filters: Astrodon Blue  ·  Astrodon Green  ·  Astrodon Red  ·  Astrodon HA  ·  Astrodon Luminance


Frames:
Astrodon Blue: 14x1200" (4h 40') bin 1x1
Astrodon Green: 14x1200" (4h 40') bin 1x1
Astrodon HA: 14x1800" (7h) bin 1x1
Astrodon Luminance: 11x1200" (3h 40') bin 1x1
Astrodon Red: 15x1200" (5h) bin 1x1
Astrodon SII: 16x1800" (8h) bin 1x1

Integration: 33h


Astrometry.net job: 4724686

RA center: 16h 46' 39"

DEC center: -41° 11' 32"

Pixel scale: 0.633 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 93.810 degrees

Field radius: 0.415 degrees


Resolution: 2629x3944

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: Observatorio El Sauce

Description

The Dark Tower is an elongated dark cloud of dust and gas which located some 5,000 light-years away from Earth in the southern constellation of Scorpius.

The Dark Tower is the APOD @ 15th July 2021 APOD 15-JUL-2021

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The Dark Tower, 



    
        

            Rocco Sung