RBA's Astrophotography

The Dolphin

Posted: July 3rd, 2011

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This is a 2 pane mosaic of the Dolphin asterism, which I photographed attending a request from a loved one during our attendance to the Golden State Star Party 2011.

Besides documenting this area of the sky and this famous and friendly asterism, there are not many significant structures to feature in this image. In the large version you can see PGC 65060, a spiral galaxy between ι Del and ε Del, and some faint nebulosity between 12 and 1 o'clock.

Here's a version with the asterism and star names:

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