Sunday, September 21, 2014
The E nebula in Aquila
Image 1: B142-3 dark nebula in the Aquilla constellation
The dark nebula B142-3 is a dust formation near Gamma Aquillae obstructing the light of the background stars. It is also call E nebula: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/E_Nebula since the dust forms the Greek capital letter "E".
Equipment: Vixen GP, Televue-76, focal length 380mm, f/5
Exposure: 206 seconds, unguided, no flats used, photo processing in Aperture v3 (Mac)Download: http://dark.astrodigital.net