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Contains:  NGC 4103, NGC 4052, IC 2948, lambda Cen nebula, IC 2944, NGC 3766, IC 2872, IC 2714, NGC 3603, NGC 3576, The star ηCru, The star θ2Cru, The star θ1Cru, The star λCen

Image of the day 03/02/2019

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    IC 2944, the running chicken, 


            Wei-Hao Wang
    IC 2944, the running chicken

    IC 2944, the running chicken

    Technical card

    Imaging telescope or lens:William Optics RedCat 51 APO

    Imaging camera:Nikon D800 Mod

    Mount:Takahashi EM-11 Temma 2 Jr.

    Guiding telescope or lens:Takahashi 7X50 Finder

    Guiding camera:QHY5L-II-M

    Software:PixInsightAuriga Imaging RegiStarPhotoshop CC

    Resolution: 4840x3200

    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 job: 2529870

    RA center: 174.613 degrees

    DEC center: -63.393 degrees

    Pixel scale: 6.111 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 0.121 degrees

    Field radius: 4.924 degrees

    Locations: Avon Valley, York, Western Australia, Australia

    Data source: Traveller



    Wei-Hao Wang
    License: None (All rights reserved)

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    IC 2944, the running chicken, 


            Wei-Hao Wang