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Starry sky image - 5.11.2022 at 20.33 - 5.11.2022 at 20.45 Fregenal de la Sierra, Espanja Observation number 110593

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Tapio Lahtinen, Tampereen Ursa

I recently read a news report that the closest black hole to the solar system had been discovered. According to the story, the black one was only 1560 light years away.

The story captivated my imagination so much that I decided to find out if the object could be photographed with hobbyist equipment. Of course, I understood that the black hole itself could not be observed, but the nearby star of the black hole nonetheless.
Because living in Finland during the cloudiest time of the year, I had to once again resort to the remote tube in Spain.
Even there, the target was quite low - only about 25 degrees and descending quickly after sunset.
So, to shoot only a quick RGB shooting series - but in the stack this mag 14 star was found in the right place.

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    • Ophiuchus
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Sky-Watcher Esprit 100ED, 10 Micron GM 1000 HPS, Atik 460EX, 9x1m RGB bin1

Comments: 1 pcs
Markku Siljama - 6.11.2022 at 18.03 Report this

Hyvä idea.Kuva täydentää hienosti uutista.

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