Lynd's Dark Nebula 1235 in Cepheus - LRGB

LDN 1235

LDN 1235, also known as The Shark Nebula, is a dark molecular cloud of dust in Cepheus constellation, so thick, that it absorbs all the light that comes from the stars behind it. 

This molecular cloud is part of our Milky Way galaxy. 

19/16/16 x 10 min each of RGB, 27x10 min Luminance
Camera: Moravian G4 (16803) w Gen II Astrodon RGB and H-Alpha
Scope: Astrophysics AP155EDF Refractor w Focus Boss II
Mount: Paramount MX
Guiding SBIG ST402ME attached to a Borg 60mm guidescope
RGB and Luminance processing in PixInsight; Blend of Luminance w RGB also in PixInsight. Save-for-web in PS CC

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Lucknow, Ontario
Sept 2022