Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Crux (Cru)  ·  Contains:  Extremely wide field
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SouthernCross, Pointers, Coalsack & Eta Carinae Nebula, 



    
        

            Geof Lewis
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SouthernCross, Pointers, Coalsack & Eta Carinae Nebula

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SouthernCross, Pointers, Coalsack & Eta Carinae Nebula, 



    
        

            Geof Lewis
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SouthernCross, Pointers, Coalsack & Eta Carinae Nebula

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Nikon AF-S DX VR Zoom-NIKKOR 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G IF-ED
Imaging Cameras
Nikon D90
Software
ImagesPlus IP5.0

Acquisition details

Dates:
May 14, 2013
Frames:
1x120" (2') ISO1600
Integration:
2'
Avg. Moon age:
4.04 days
Avg. Moon phase:
17.33%

RA center: 12h35m30s.7

DEC center: -58°3643

Pixel scale: 60.483 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -2.572 degrees

Field radius: 25.779 degrees

More info:Open 

Resolution: 2554x1703

Data source: Traveller

Description

Southern Cross, Pointers, Coalsack & Eta Carinae Nebula, Mount John Observatory, Lake Tekapo, New Zealand - 14 May 2013

Camera: Nikon D90

Lens: Nikkor ED 18-200mm Zoom at 18mm

Mount: Losmandy

Capture: Single 120 seconds exposure at ISO1600, tracked but unguided

Processing: 50% crop, minimal processing

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SouthernCross, Pointers, Coalsack & Eta Carinae Nebula, 



    
        

            Geof Lewis