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RCW 54n, 


            John Ebersole
RCW 54n
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RCW 54n

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: ASA 500 f/3,6 Chilescope ASA 20" Astrograph

Imaging cameras: FLI Proline 16803 FLI PL 16803

Mounts: ASA DDM 85 ASA DDM85

Guiding telescopes or lenses: ASA 500 f/3,6 Chilescope ASA 20" Astrograph

Software: Adobe Phosotshop CS6  ·  Main Sequence Software MaximDL 6 Pro

Filters: Astrodon OIII 5nm  ·  Astrodon SII 5nm  ·  Astrodon Ha 5nm

Dates:Jan. 17, 2019

Frames: 20x600"

Integration: 3.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 10.59 days

Avg. Moon phase: 81.57%

Basic astrometry details job: 2476465

RA center: 11h 0' 46"

DEC center: -59° 37' 58"

Pixel scale: 2.887 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 270.329 degrees

Field radius: 0.739 degrees

Resolution: 1266x1341

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: ChileScope


Often overlooked and seldom imaged is the nebular complex, RCW 54n, that is next to the Eta Carina nebula. It is seen here in a narrowband HST palette.



John Ebersole
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RCW 54n, 


            John Ebersole