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Contains:  IC 2872, IC 2944, IC 2948, The star λCen, lambda Cen nebula
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IC2944 - Running Chicken, 



    
        

            George Varouhakis
IC2944 - Running Chicken
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IC2944 - Running Chicken

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher Esprit-80ED f/5

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MMC

Mounts: Skywatcher AZ-EQ6 GT AZ EQ6- GT

Guiding telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher Esprit-80ED f/5

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI120MM

Software: Photoshop CC  ·  PixInsight Pisinsight 1.8

Filters: Astronomik 6nm SII  ·  Astronomik 6nm OIII  ·  Astrnomik 6nm HA  ·  Astrodon LRGB


Frames:
Astrnomik 6nm HA: 59x901" (gain: 250.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astronomik 6nm OIII: 36x900" (gain: 250.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astronomik 6nm SII: 36x900" (gain: 250.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon LRGB: 120x30" (gain: 250.00) -17C bin 1x1

Integration: 33.8 hours

Darks: ~26

Flats: ~20

Bias: ~100


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1471971

RA center: 11h 34' 48"

DEC center: -63° 7' 19"

Pixel scale: 6.814 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 257.034 degrees

Field radius: 1.626 degrees


Resolution: 1264x1164

Locations: Backyard, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Description

Here is my 2 panel mosaic of the running chicken in narrowband, with RGB stars.

Much of the mosaic was cropped back as all I wanted was the main nebula to feature.
The image was processed in PI and Photoshop.

Thanks for looking and as usual any comments or criticisms are most welcome.

Cheers George

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gvarouha
George Varouhakis
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IC2944 - Running Chicken, 



    
        

            George Varouhakis