Barnard Dark Nebula - ericsimages

Widefield view of the area around Barnard 30 and Sharpless 264

~2.5 hours of LRGB, in 1, 5 & 10 minute exposures

Date: 2/15/2012, 2/18/2012

Telescope: Takahashi FSQ-106ED with CAA
Mount: Astro-Physics Mach1GTO
Guider: Meade DSI Pro through Astrodon MMOAG
CCD: Finger Lakes Instruments ML11002 CCD, with 65mm shutter
Fiter Wheel: Finger Lakes Instruments CFW-2-7
Filters: Baader 50.8mm LRGB

Software: MaximDL, Registar, Photoshop CS3 with Carboni & GXT
Location: Light polluted back yard in El Paso, Texas

Polar Alignment: PoleAlignMax

Published - Astronomy Magazine, November 2012

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