Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Crux (Cru)  ·  Contains:  Mimosa (βCru)  ·  NGC 4349  ·  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 ζCru  ·  The star μ1Cru
Southern Cross and Coalsack, 


            Christian van den Berge
Southern Cross and Coalsack
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Nikkor 80-200mm f/2.8

Imaging cameras: Nikon D5100

Mounts: Fornax 51

Guiding cameras: Lacerta MGEN

Software: Pixinsight 1.8

Accessory: Orion Mini 50mm Guidescope

Dates:July 17, 2015

Frames: 33x420"

Integration: 3.9 hours

Avg. Moon age: 1.37 days

Avg. Moon phase: 2.10%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 714402

RA center: 12h 43' 20"

DEC center: -61° 23' 45"

Pixel scale: 11.882 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -118.428 degrees

Field radius: 9.797 degrees

Resolution: 620x411

Locations: Kiripotib, Dordabis, Namibia


Nikkor 80-200mm F2.8 used at 80mm F4
Nikon D5100
33x7min ISO800



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Southern Cross and Coalsack, 


            Christian van den Berge