Sandqvist 169  -  wide field

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Object identification (7.8MB)

Object data of Sandqvist169

Object type: Dark nebula
Size: 18'
Magnitude: -
Constellation: Cir
Distance: -
Notes: Sandqvist 169/171 forms the western part of the giant Circinus Cloud complex, which measures 2x5 degrees in total. The bright star in the above image is Alpha Centauri.

Exposure data

Date: 2022-05-24 until 2022-05-29 (3 nights)
Location: DeepSkySafaris / Namibia (1,300m)
Telescope: Vixen FL55SS with flattener (f=312mm)
Camera: EOS6D (ISO 800)
Mount: Astro-Physics AP1200
Exposure time: 40x6min
Exposure time total: 4h00min