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IC4628 - Prawn Nebula, 


            Hartmuth Kintzel
IC4628 - Prawn Nebula

IC4628 - Prawn Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 2358x1556

Dates:Aug. 15, 2015

Frames: 10x480" ISO1600

Integration: 1.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 0.80 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.72%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 2.00

Temperature: 8.00 job: 1162535

RA center: 254.326 degrees

DEC center: -40.473 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.789 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 144.938 degrees

Field radius: 0.702 degrees

Locations: Tivoli / Namibia, Windhoek, Namibia

Data source: Traveller


It was hazy while making this picture. Thats why the bigger stars are al little bit foggy.
In fact this was the poorest night I ever had at Tivoli Astrofarm.
Thats why I had no motivation to process the image till now.
But having it done, I think it's not so bad.



Hartmuth Kintzel
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IC4628 - Prawn Nebula, 


            Hartmuth Kintzel