Observation by Ian Sharp: Dusty Regions of Taurus

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Paul Downing, FRAS

Observer

Ian Sharp

Observed

2016 Jan 07 - 00:00

Uploaded

2016 Jan 08 - 16:36

Objects

The Taurus Dark Cloud (Barnard 22)

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Constellation

Taurus

Field centre

RA: 04h39m
Dec: +25°55'
Position angle: -89°42'

Field size

5°15' × 3°30'

Equipment
  • Canon 6D
Exposure

60 x 240 secs

Location

Southern Spain

Target name

Barnard 22

Title

Dusty Regions of Taurus

About this image

During what Iam describes as "an amazingly dark and clear sky" he captured this deep image of IC 2087, which lies at the center of dark nebula Barnard 22. 

Imaging details are: Modified Canon 6D DSLR fitted to Williams Optics WO71 F/4.9 APO
Losmandy G11 Mount, Autoguided with SX Lodestar through a 75mm APO
60 x 240 sec exposures

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