Coalsack Nebula

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Object data of Coalsack Nebula

Object type: Dark nebula
Size: 7 x 5
Magnitude: -
Constellation: Cru
Distance: 600 Ly
Notes: The Coalsack Nebula is the most prominent dark nebula in the sky, easily visible to the naked eye.

Exposure data

Date: 2014-02-28
Location: Hacienda Los Andes / Chile (1100m)
Telescope: Canon EF 200mm f/2.8L @ f/3.5 + mechanical stopper
Camera: EOS6D (ISO1600)
Mount: Astrotrac TT320X
Exposure time: 79x2min
Exposure time total: 2h38min
Notes: Image acquisition by CEDIC team (Bernhard Hubl, Christoph Kaltseis, Wolfgang Leitner and Herbert Walter)

Image processing by Bernhard Hubl