Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Taurus (Tau)  ·  Contains:  Barnard's Merope Nebula  ·  California Nebula  ·  IC 349  ·  IC 353  ·  IC 354  ·  IC 360  ·  Maia Nebula  ·  Merope Nebula  ·  NGC 1333  ·  NGC 1432  ·  NGC 1435  ·  NGC 1499  ·  Part of the constellation Perseus (Per)  ·  Part of the constellation Taurus (Tau)  ·  The star Atik (ζPer)  ·  The star Atlas (27Tau)  ·  The star Electra (17Tau)  ·  The star Merope (23Tau)  ·  The star δ1Tau  ·  The star δ3Tau  ·  The star εTau  ·  The star ηTau  ·  The star ξPer  ·  The star οPer

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    The dark dusts of Taurus subtly lit by stars, 



    
        

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      The dark dusts of Taurus subtly lit by stars

      Image of the day 01/05/2022

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        The dark dusts of Taurus subtly lit by stars, 



    
        

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          The dark dusts of Taurus subtly lit by stars

          Equipment

          Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
          Samyang 135mm f/2
          Imaging Cameras
          Nikon D610 modded
          Mounts
          HEQ5 Pro Heq5pro
          Software
          Astro Pixel Processor APP · PixInsight 1.8.6 Ripley · Photoshop CC 2018 Photoshop

          Acquisition details

          Dates:
          Oct. 8, 2021 ·  Oct. 9, 2021
          Frames:
          117x120" (3h 54') ISO1600
          Integration:
          3h 54'
          Avg. Moon age:
          2.84 days
          Avg. Moon phase:
          9.15%
          Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
          2.00

          Basic astrometry details

          Astrometry.net job: 5349400

          RA center: 04h08m48s.2

          DEC center: +28°2100

          Pixel scale: 30.821 arcsec/pixel

          Orientation: 58.396 degrees

          Field radius: 12.233 degrees

          Resolution: 1754x2256

          Locations: Roztoki Górne, Roztoki Górne, Podkarpackie, Poland

          Data source: Traveller

          Description

          Fall-winter classic on the border of Perseus and Taurus. This time, despite technical problems, the idea for a mosaic from two frames was successfully implemented, and the weather under the dark sky was good. It seems obvious that the dark sky is the basis of good material, but when these few essential pieces of the puzzle finally matches, the calibration frames turn out to be perfect, everything becomes so simple ... This year, I was focusing on other frames / project but this one is the one that surprised me the most ...

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