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is the most prominent cluster below-right, with many blue coloured
stars and a single bright yellow star on the border. Clouds of Milky Way
traverse all the field and a very large and faint emission nebula is
near the center, named LBN 1116. Other objects in this field are
Trumpler 28, NGC 6416, NGC 6404, NGC 6374, Antalova 2 and many LDN dark
||Pentax 75 apo refractor
(single exp of 10 min)
EOS 5D with Baader filter
(Namibia) at 1350 m height
|29 August 2011
||Lodestar with a small refractor (F.L. 100 mm, aperture 23 mm)
||T= +13°C, RH=33%
|Sky brightness at
zenith (with SQM-L)
||21.85 mag/arcsec^2 (MW at zenith)
||South nearly at top.
image is a collaborative effort of the Namibia 2011 expedition.
Processing: Lorenzo Comolli. Images by: Lorenzo Comolli, Luigi Fontana,
Giosuè Ghioldi, Emmanuele Sordini.