The Dark Horse

Dark Horse
Dark Horse

The Dark Horse is a dark cloud of dust near the center of the Milky Way. In this picture we see the horse riding perpendicular upwards …

In fact there are more objects visible. See an annotated version below.

Dark Horse
Dark Horse

Globular clusters M9 (NGC 6333), NGC 6356, NGC 6342, NGC 6293, NGC 6355, NGC 6401 and Planetary Nebula NGC 6309 are visible in this overview.

Acquisition Details

Lens: Sigma 135/F1.8 DG HSM ART
Lens Speed: F3.5
Filter: Haida Nano Pro UV-IR-CUT
Camera: Canon EOS Ra
Mount: Skywatcher Star Adventurer Pro
No Guiding
Light Frames: 27x60sec
Flats, Bias, Darks
Camera settings: ISO 3200
Bortle 4-5
No moon
Acquisition Date: May 8, 2021


Stacking: DSS
Imaging: PixInsight