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Contains:  NGC 3532
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NGC 3532 - Southern Gems Collection, 





    
        

            Fabian Rodriguez...
NGC 3532 - Southern Gems Collection

NGC 3532 - Southern Gems Collection

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:MEADE LX850 12"

Imaging camera:SBIG ST-8300C

Mount:Meade LX850 Starlock

Guiding camera:Meade Starlock

Software:Software Bisque The Sky XPhotoshopNebulosity 3.2Maxim DL

Resolution: 3225x2397

Dates:May 11, 2015

Frames: 12x600"

Integration: 2.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 22.20 days

Avg. Moon phase: 49.46%

Astrometry.net job: 638159

RA center: 166.447 degrees

DEC center: -58.736 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.487 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -179.432 degrees

Field radius: 0.272 degrees

Locations: Canopo's Observatory Perth, City Beach, WA, Australia

Description

NGC 3532, also known as the Football Cluster and the Black Arrow Cluster, is an open cluster in the constellation Carina, lies some 1,300 light years away. It consists of approximately 150 stars of 7th magnitude or fainter, including seven red giants and seven white dwarfs. On 20 May 1990 it became the first target ever observed by the Hubble Space Telescope.

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NGC 3532 - Southern Gems Collection, 





    
        

            Fabian Rodriguez...