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HMSTG44 (containing CG 22, BRAN 154, FEST 2-16 and several entries in the PGCC catalog) is the dark nebula running from the top to the bottom of the image. At Dec -33, this one is in Pyxis near the border of Puppis. More information on HMSTG catalog of “southern dark clouds” can be found here - http://articles.adsabs.harvard.edu/pdf/ ... ..63...27H.

Luminance – 12x600s – 120 minutes – binned 1x1
RGB – 8x300s – 40 minutes each – binned 2x2

240 minutes total exposure – 4 hours

Imaged on January 15th and 16th, 2021 from Dark Sky New Mexico at Rancho Hidalgo (Animas, New Mexico) with a SBIG ST-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT90EDT at f/6.7 603mm.

LRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/ ... 7/sizes/l/

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Excellent Dcrow!
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That's really an outstanding pic.
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Dark nebulae are so cool! 8-)
Thanks for sharing!

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WOW. Spectacular image. Look at all those stars and then they are blocked out. Thanks.
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Wonderful! Great job!!
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Post by Gmetric »

How on earth did you manage to pull that out of the darkness and still keep that super busy starfield under control! Beautifully processed, Dan ;)
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