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Contains:  NGC 5299, NGC 4349, IC 2948, lambda Cen nebula, IC 2944, The star ζCru, The star εCru, The star λCen, The star βMus, The star δCru, The star α2Cru, The star Gacrux (γCru), The star α1Cru, Mimosa (βCru), The star Becrux, Hadar (βCen), The star Agena, The constellation Crux (Cru), Part of the constellation Centaurus (Cen)
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Southern Cross & Coalsack, 


            Ray Caro
Southern Cross & Coalsack

Southern Cross & Coalsack

Technical card

Resolution: 3012x2011

Dates:July 3, 2018

Frames: 100x40"

Integration: 1.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 19.51 days

Avg. Moon phase: 76.59% job: 2147085

RA center: 193.705 degrees

DEC center: -62.817 degrees

Pixel scale: 21.246 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 325.023 degrees

Field radius: 10.687 degrees

Data source: Backyard


For a long time I wanted to photograph this region in one and the same field. It's finally done, but I'm sorry I could not get more time to bring out the details inside Coalsack. Later, certainly...

Focal lenght : 70mm - ISO 800



Ray Caro
License: None (All rights reserved)

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Southern Cross & Coalsack, 


            Ray Caro