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Contains:  IC 2944, IC 2948, The star λCen, lambda Cen nebula
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λ Centauri Nebula/Running Chicken Nebula, 



    
        

            long1486
λ Centauri Nebula/Running Chicken Nebula
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λ Centauri Nebula/Running Chicken Nebula

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Dates:Feb. 9, 2020

Frames: 50x40"

Integration: 0.6 hours

Avg. Moon age: 14.98 days

Avg. Moon phase: 99.95%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3241704

RA center: 11h 40' 41"

DEC center: -63° 12' 14"

Pixel scale: 2.080 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 91.204 degrees

Field radius: 1.375 degrees


Resolution: 3892x2738

Data source: Backyard

Description

Running Chicken Nebula from my backyard. I still couldn't figure out how to fix the potential tilt problem(possibly due to the flattener) that causes the elongated stars on left. I post-processed them in Startools so they look somewhat round but bigger. This is taken from unmodified fuji xt1 so it's no comparison to the ones with astro camera, but I am happy with the result achieved with my equipment.

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λ Centauri Nebula/Running Chicken Nebula, 



    
        

            long1486