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Contains:  NGC 4833, NGC 4372, The star ι1Mus, The star δMus, The star γMus, The star βCha, The star κCha, The star εCha, The star πCha
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Dark Doodad and Chamaeleon Molecular Cloud in a Crowded Starfield, 





    
        

            Gabriel R. Santos...
Dark Doodad and Chamaeleon Molecular Cloud in a Crowded Starfield

Dark Doodad and Chamaeleon Molecular Cloud in a Crowded Starfield

Technical card

Resolution: 1800x1200

Dates:June 15, 2017

Frames: 32x240" ISO800

Integration: 2.1 hours

Darks: ~10

Bias: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 20.21 days

Avg. Moon phase: 70.02%

Mean SQM: 21.35

Mean FWHM: 4.54

Temperature: 6.50

Astrometry.net job: 1649195

RA center: 186.217 degrees

DEC center: -75.204 degrees

Pixel scale: 24.166 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -86.177 degrees

Field radius: 7.261 degrees

Locations: Sítio, Cristina, MG, Brazil

Description

*Please check the full image 1800px - resized from original)*

Constructive criticism, comments and suggestions are more than welcome in the comments section. Thank's for taking your time to look at this image.

Taken from Rural Skies (Bortle 3-4; NELM ~6.2; SQM ~21.4*calculated), from Cristina, MG, Brazil (22ºS latitude).

Date and Time: June 15th, 2017, at 19h30 (UTC-3, start of capture)
Camera: Unmodded Canon T5/1200D, at ISO 800
Lens: Nikon Nikkor 105mm f/2.5 AI, operated at f/4
Mount: Sky-Watcher HEQ5, tracking, guided
Guiding: Starguider 50mm Guidescope + ASI120mm + PHD2; ~1.8" RMS
Exposure Detail: 32x240s (total 128min)

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Dark Doodad and Chamaeleon Molecular Cloud in a Crowded Starfield, 





    
        

            Gabriel R. Santos...