Sandqvist 172

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Object identification (8.0MB)

Object data of Sandqvist172

Object type: Dark nebula
Size: 100'
Magnitude: -
Constellation: Cir
Distance: -
Notes: Sandqvist 172 is a large dark nebula in the southern constellation Circinus. In the center of this dark nebula one finds the bluish reflection nebula vdBH 66. Southwest of Sandqvist 172 are the fine filaments of the dark nebulae Sandqvist 169 and 171.

Exposure data

Date: 2022-05-25 + 2022-05-26
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: 58x6min
Exposure time total: 5h 48min