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Title: Barnard 84 dark nebula
Post by: Geoff on 2019 July 25 16:11:22
This pic is one of the dark nebula identified in a photographic survey by E. E. Barnard. It is a dense interstellar cloud that obscures the light from objects such as stars or bright nebulae lying behind it. These dark clouds contain minute dust particles, coated with frozen carbon monoxide and nitrogen, which effectively block the passage of light at visible wavelengths. The whole area of the image is in an extremely dusty area of the sky, which leads to a marked reddening of the image


Picture and tech details here https://www.astrobin.com/416770/C/
Higher res here https://www.astrobin.com/full/416770/C/
Title: Re: Barnard 84 dark nebula
Post by: rdryfoos on 2019 September 09 13:06:50
Looks good--how much data is there?  is this the 12.5 planewave?
Rodd
Title: Re: Barnard 84 dark nebula
Post by: Geoff on 2019 September 09 13:41:31
Thanks Rodd. It’s 3 hours data through 12.5” Planewave. (1 hour each of R, G and B)
Title: Re: Barnard 84 dark nebula
Post by: rdryfoos on 2019 September 10 05:39:37
Thanks Rodd. It’s 3 hours data through 12.5” Planewave. (1 hour each of R, G and B)
  I think if you triple that you will see a huge difference 
Rodd