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Contains:  kappa Cru cluster, Jewel Box, NGC 4755, The star κCru
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The Jewel Box (Kappa Crucis Cluster) :-), 


            Daniel Nobre
The Jewel Box (Kappa Crucis Cluster) :-)

The Jewel Box (Kappa Crucis Cluster) :-)

Technical card

Resolution: 3498x2448

Dates:May 6, 2017

Frames: 17x200"

Integration: 0.9 hours

Avg. Moon age: 10.71 days

Avg. Moon phase: 82.53% job: 1570463

RA center: 12h 53' 19"

DEC center: -60° 22' 1"

Pixel scale: 1.012 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -131.206 degrees

Field radius: 0.600

Locations: Pandora Observatory, Pindamonhangaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil


Kappa Crucis - NGC 4755 @ fair weather (quick weather window) and bright Moon...! 90% humidity and almost full Moon its a very dangerous mixture! :-) Lowered the ISO to 400 and I think its a good ISO for clusters! Hope you enjoy!



Daniel Nobre
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Sky plot

Sky plot


The Jewel Box (Kappa Crucis Cluster) :-), 


            Daniel Nobre