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Contains:  IC 2944, IC 2948, Mimosa (βCru), Part of the constellation Musca (Mus), The constellation Crux (Cru), The star Becrux, The star Gacrux (γCru), The star α1Cru, The star α2Cru, The star αMus, The star βMus, The star δCru, The star εCru, The star λCen, The star λMus, lambda Cen nebula
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Southern Cross and Coal Sack, 


            Peter Pat
Southern Cross and Coal Sack
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Southern Cross and Coal Sack

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Pentax 50mm f1.7

Imaging camera:PENTAX K-5

Dates:April 20, 2013

Frames: 7x25"

Integration: 0.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 9.22 days

Avg. Moon phase: 69.04%

Basic astrometry details job: 1525090

RA center: 12h 40' 53"

DEC center: -61° 39' 28"

Pixel scale: 64.042 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.032 degrees

Field radius: 11.440 degrees

Resolution: 960x856


The Southern Cross and the Coal-Sack Nebula.



Peter Pat
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Southern Cross and Coal Sack, 


            Peter Pat