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Observation by Simon Paul Davis: Dark Nebula LDN1165

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Simon Paul Davis

Observer

Simon Paul Davis

Observed

2021 Oct 10 - 20:46

Uploaded

2021 Oct 16 - 10:15

Objects

λ-Cep

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Constellation

Cepheus

Field centre

RA: 22h07m
Dec: +59°10'
Position angle: +159°05'

Field size

1°02' × 0°42'

Equipment
  • Sharpstar HNT15028 150mm Newtonian
  • EQ6-R
  • ASI 183 MC Pro
  • ASI 290 MM Guide Camera
Exposure

25x120 seconds unguided

Location

Hampshire

Target name

LDN1165

Title

Dark Nebula LDN1165

About this image

My first attempt at a dark nebula. There doesn't seem to be many images of DNs and LDNs are not listed in the "objects in range". I was pleasantly surprised to see the dark nebula appear surrounded by the background glow

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