Contains: kappa Cru cluster, Jewel Box, NGC 4755, The star κCru
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Jewel Box

Technical card

Resolution: 2915x1841

Dates: June 24, 2017

Frames: 3x30"

Integration: 0.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 0.45 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.23% job: 1638793

RA center: 193.383 degrees

DEC center: -60.345 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.925 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 1.246 degrees

Field radius: 0.443 degrees

Locations: Hacienda Los Andes, Seron,, Chile


Imaged with the Hacienda's TEC200 f/8. I recorded 76 subs and THREE were usable. The wind was fierce and clouds continually passed through the field. There was only a window of about two hours where any observing/imaging could be done. But, still, I got an image of the Jewel Box.




Sky plot

Sky plot


Jewel Box, bunyon