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Contains:  NGC7637, The star βOct, The star γ1Oct, bet Oct, gam01 Oct
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Molecular Clouds in Octans with  NGC7637, 


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Imaging telescopes or lenses:Takahashi FSQ-106N Tak 106

Imaging cameras:SBIG ST11000 ST11K

Mounts:Paramount-ME Paramount ME

Guiding cameras:SBIG ST11000 ST11K



Dates:Nov. 3, 2016

Frames: 126x300"

Integration: 10.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 3.37 days

Avg. Moon phase: 12.28% job: 1874672

RA center: 22h 59' 20"

DEC center: -82° 40' 1"

Pixel scale: 8.579 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 2.928 degrees

Field radius: 2.290 degrees

Resolution: 1600x1064

Locations: SidingSprings Itelescope Farm, Siding Springs, Australia

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: iTelescope


This is a dusty area near the southern pole in constellation Octans. Its declination is strongly Southern (DEC -83), it can be observed exclusively from the regions of the southern hemisphere. In this area the phenomena of star formation creating low-mass stars takes place . This clouds are of great importance in the study of the formation of planetary systems and brown dwarfs.



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Molecular Clouds in Octans with  NGC7637,