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Contains:  IC 2948, lambda Cen nebula, IC 2944, The star λCen
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IC2944, Running chicken, in Hubble palette., 


            Diego Gravinese
IC2944, Running chicken, in Hubble palette.

IC2944, Running chicken, in Hubble palette.

Technical card

Imaging camera:ZWO ASI1600MM-COOL Pro

Mount:Sky-Watcher EQ6R-Pro

Guiding telescope or lens:ZWO OAG

Guiding camera:ZWO ASI183MM

Filters:ZWO OIII 1.25" 7nmZWO SII 1.25" 7 nm

Resolution: 4605x3475

Dates:Feb. 14, 2019

ZWO Ha 1.25" 7nm: 40x180" (gain: 139.00) -22C
ZWO OIII 1.25" 7nm: 20x180" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
ZWO SII 1.25" 7 nm: 20x180" (gain: 139.00) -21C bin 1x1

Integration: 4.0 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~98

Avg. Moon age: 8.97 days

Avg. Moon phase: 66.58%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 9.00 job: 2531963

RA center: 174.515 degrees

DEC center: -63.348 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.866 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 328.391 degrees

Field radius: 0.693 degrees

Data source: Backyard


This is my first IC299, I had some problems with guiding , which shows in the stars, but I'm overall happy with the results. It is such a fascinating landscape.

4hs total:
Ha x 40 x 180"
Oiii x 20 x 180"
Sii x 20 x 180"

Clear skies, amigos!



Diego Gravinese
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IC2944, Running chicken, in Hubble palette., 


            Diego Gravinese

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