Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Centaurus (Cen)  ·  Contains:  IC 2714  ·  IC 2872  ·  IC 2944  ·  IC 2948  ·  NGC 3576  ·  NGC 3603  ·  NGC 3766  ·  NGC 4052  ·  NGC 4103  ·  The star ηCru  ·  The star θ1Cru  ·  The star θ2Cru  ·  The star λCen  ·  lambda Cen nebula

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    IC 2944, the running chicken, 



    
        

            Wei-Hao Wang
    IC 2944, the running chicken
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    IC 2944, the running chicken

    Technical card

    Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics RedCat 51 APO

    Imaging cameras: Nikon D800 Mod

    Mounts: Takahashi EM-11 Temma 2 Jr.

    Guiding telescopes or lenses: Takahashi 7X50 Finder

    Guiding cameras: QHY5L-II-M

    Software: PixInsight  ·  RegiStar  ·  Photoshop CC


    Dates:Feb. 3, 2019

    Frames: 11x300" ISO800

    Integration: 0.9 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 28.31 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 1.69%

    Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00


    Basic astrometry details

    Astrometry.net job: 3255302

    RA center: 11h 38' 27"

    DEC center: -63° 23' 34"

    Pixel scale: 6.111 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 0.121 degrees

    Field radius: 4.924 degrees


    Resolution: 4840x3200

    Locations: Avon Valley, York, Western Australia, Australia

    Data source: Traveller

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    IC 2944, the running chicken, 



    
        

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