Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Puppis (Pup)  ·  Contains:  NGC 2467
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NGC 2467 - Skull and Crossbones nebula, 



    
        

            Uri Abraham
NGC 2467 - Skull and Crossbones nebula
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NGC 2467 - Skull and Crossbones nebula

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Saxon ED120
Imaging Cameras
Canon 60Da
Mounts
Skywatcher AZ-EQ6 GT Skywatcher
Filters
Astronomik CLS CCD 2"
Software
Deep Sky Stacker · Adobe Photoshop CS6 Photoshop

Acquisition details

Dates:
March 8, 2015
Frames:
25x120" (50') ISO1250
Integration:
50'
Darks:
15
Flats:
20
Avg. Moon age:
17.22 days
Avg. Moon phase:
93.36%
Temperature:
16.00

RA center: 07h52m48s.7

DEC center: -26°1626

Pixel scale: 0.971 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -89.715 degrees

Field radius: 0.618 degrees

Resolution: 620x413

Locations: Home, Bentleigh East, Victoria, Australia

Description

NGC 2467 (sometimes referred as the “Skull and Crossbones”) is an emission nebula with an age of a few million years at most, It is an extremely active stellar nursery, where new stars are born continuously from large clouds of dust and gas. Located some 13,000 – 17,000 light-years away from Earth in the southern constellation of Puppis

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NGC 2467 - Skull and Crossbones nebula, 



    
        

            Uri Abraham