Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Contains:  Corona Australis  ·  IC 4812  ·  IC4812  ·  NGC 6723  ·  NGC 6726  ·  NGC 6727  ·  NGC 6729  ·  NGC6723  ·  NGC6726  ·  NGC6727  ·  NGC6729  ·  Part of the constellation Corona Austrina (CrA)  ·  The star γCrA  ·  The star εCrA  ·  eps CrA  ·  gam CrA
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The Ant Eater by Luigi Fontana, 



    
        

            Edoardo Luca Radi...
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The Ant Eater by Luigi Fontana

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Astrometry.net job: 4131781

RA center: 19h 1' 18"

DEC center: -37° 4' 26"

Pixel scale: 3.495 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.681 degrees

Field radius: 2.266 degrees


Resolution: 3925x2530

Data source: Traveller

Description

Here a beautiful image by my friend Luigi Fontana.
The Image was taken by Luigi during his 2019 expedition in Namibia.
The "Anteater Nebula" (NGC6726) was taken with "double tube" technique:
- Luminance comes from the FSQ106 with SBIG11000, used with L filter.
17x1200 sec. exposures
- Color is from a Canon 60D Baader with 100-400 IS II @ roughly 250 mm focal lenth.
54x300 sec. exposures

More tha 10 hours total exposure.

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