Sandqvist 142  -  Coalsack Nebula

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Object identification (8.0MB)

Object data of Sandqvist142

Object type: Dark nebula
Size: 16'
Magnitude: -
Constellation: Cru
Distance: 600 Ly
Notes: Sandqvist 142 is one of the darkest parts of the Coalsack Nebula, one of the most prominent dark nebulae in the sky, easily visible to the naked eye.

Exposure data

Date: 2022-05-24 + 2022-06-02
Location: DeepSkySafaris / Namibia (1,300m)
Telescope: Baader APO 95/560 CaF2 Travel Companion (f=590mm)
Camera: Nikon Z6 (ISO 800)
Mount: Takahashi EM200
Exposure time: 62x6min
Exposure time total: 6h 12min