Astrophotography by Mario Cogo

The Dark Doodad & Chamaeleon Dust Clouds (Musca and Chamaeleon)

Chamaleon Dust Clouds 

Area di cielo prossima al polo sud celeste compresa tra la costellazione della Mosca e del Camaleonte.

Nella parte bassa la grande Nube Molecolare del Camaleonte nelle sue tre componenti principali CHA I, II, III,

 mentre nella parte alta al centro la Nebulosa Oscura Dark Doodad con l'Ammasso Globulare NGC4372.

- Date / Location : 01-02-03 July 2016 from Tivoli Southern Sky Guest Farm "Namibia"
- Lens / Camera : Zeiss Apo Sonnar  T* 135mm F2 - Canon EOS 5DmkII CDS (Baader Modified)
- Mount / Guide : Vixen Atlux - Unguided
- Exposure Time : 2 Panel Mosaic, exposures of 1 & 6 min. at f/3,2 (8h 10 min Total)  @ 1600 Iso. No Dark, Yes Flat
- Processing : Image Plus (Calibration), Registar (Alignment), Photoshop, FitsWork4, NikCollection (Processing)
- Note : Excellent condition - Temp Min +5C  Max +12C - SQM-L 21,67/21,72.

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