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Contains:  The star 24Cep, The star 16Cep

Image of the day 12/27/2019

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    LDN1235 Shark Nebula, 





    
        

            Andre van der Hoeven
    LDN1235 Shark Nebula

    LDN1235 Shark Nebula

    Technical card

    Resolution: 3272x2430

    Astrometry.net job: 3118387

    RA center: 22h 7' 7"

    DEC center: +72° 58' 37"

    Pixel scale: 2.172 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 3.119 degrees

    Field radius: 1.230

    Locations: Steinborn, Germany, Steinborn, Daun, Germany

    Data source: Backyard

    Description

    This image shows the result of my imaging sessions in the Eifel, Germany during my holidays last year. When I was there we had 2 very clear nights and 2 nights with some high clouds. I decided to go for a dark nebula as these are impossible to image from where I live.

    This image shows the Shark Nebula (LDN1235) in the constellation of Cepheus. This is a nice cloud of gas and dust which is highlighted by the light of nearby stars.

    Telescope: TMB92 @ f/5.5
    Camera: QSI583ws
    Mount: Skywatcher EQ6

    Exposures:
    L: 53 x 600s
    R: 9 x 600s
    G: 9 x 600s
    B: 9 x 600s

    Total 13,3 hours

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    avdhoeven
    Andre van der Hoeven
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    LDN1235 Shark Nebula, 





    
        

            Andre van der Hoeven