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    B68 - LDN 157 - One of the Coldest Places in the Universe, 



    
        

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      B68 - LDN 157 - One of the Coldest Places in the Universe, 



    
        

            Chen Wu

      B68 - LDN 157 - One of the Coldest Places in the Universe

      Image of the day 07/02/2022

        B68 - LDN 157 - One of the Coldest Places in the Universe, 



    
        

            Chen Wu
          B68 - LDN 157 - One of the Coldest Places in the Universe, 



    
        

            Chen Wu

          B68 - LDN 157 - One of the Coldest Places in the Universe

          Acquisition details

          Basic astrometry details

          Astrometry.net job: 5890663

          RA center: 17h25m16s.6

          DEC center: -23°4752

          Pixel scale: 4.423 arcsec/pixel

          Orientation: 90.085 degrees

          Field radius: 2.329 degrees

          Resolution: 3159x2096

          File size: 9.4 MB

          Data source: Own remote observatory

          Remote source: Dark Sky New Mexico

          Description

          At 16K, this is one of the coldest places in the universe. 

          The total acquisition time is 7.5 hours:
          Red: 300s * 28
          Green: 300s *32
          Blue: 300s *32

          The infrared view from ESO revealed more than 1000 stars behind the dark clouds.


          There is a Little Ghost Nebula (NGC6369) down below. 


          #TeamNoctuaDSNM

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