B 252 (The Dolphin Nebula)

Dolphin Neb (B 252) (60)  (crop)

B 252 (The Dolphin Nebula)

B 252 is a dark nebula located in Scorpius. It bears a strong resemblance to a jumping dolphin.

Telescope.  16 inch F 4.5 Newtonian.

Camera.  S Big ST 4000 XCM OSC CCD.

Exposure and Date.  11 x 900 sec.  Aug 2016.

Location.  (Wiruna) Ilford N.S.W.