20160703 Pipe Nebula

20160703 Pipe Nebula

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Pipe Nebula in Ophiuchus. It's called this because it kind of looks like a tobacco pipe.

The pipe stem on the right is made up the (from right to left) of Barnard 59, 65, 66, and 67.

The pipe bowl on the left is Barnard 78.

There are several other Barnard objects (Dark Nebula) in this image.

Constellation that it's located in: Ophiuchus

Imaging Site: Little Blair Valley, Ca.

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Date: 3 July 2016

Scope and f/: N/A, camera piggy-backed on a APM/TMB 152

Mount: Software Bisque Paramount MX+

Guiding: None.

Camera: Canon 7D Mark II at ISO 1600 with 85mm lens at f/2.5.

Camera temperature: N/A

Camera binning: N/A

Number of sub-images and exposure: 15 subs at 5 minutes each.

Filters: None.

Image Calibration: Darks.

Planning, control, capture and processing with: TheSky-X, PixInsight, Nebulosity, and Photoshop.

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