Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Centaurus (Cen)
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Gum 39 in Centaurus , the Mystery Nebula, 



    
        

            John Ebersole
Gum 39 in Centaurus , the Mystery Nebula
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Gum 39 in Centaurus , the Mystery Nebula

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Gum 39 in Centaurus , the Mystery Nebula, 



    
        

            John Ebersole
Gum 39 in Centaurus , the Mystery Nebula
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Gum 39 in Centaurus , the Mystery Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: ASA - ASTRO SYSTEME AUSTRIA ASA RC 1000

Imaging cameras: FLI Proline 16803 FLI PL 16803

Mounts: ASA - Astro Systeme Austria ASA alt-az

Guiding telescopes or lenses: ASA - ASTRO SYSTEME AUSTRIA ASA RC 1000

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

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


Dates:March 21, 2019

Frames: 9x600" (1h 30')

Integration: 1h 30'

Avg. Moon age: 15.27 days

Avg. Moon phase: 99.72%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2612889

RA center: 11h 28' 40"

DEC center: -62° 36' 14"

Pixel scale: 0.820 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 183.423 degrees

Field radius: 0.201 degrees


Resolution: 1295x1200

Locations: ChileScope Observatory, Ovalle, Chile

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: ChileScope

Description

Gum 39, a small emission nebula northwest of the more famous Running Chicken nebula, is the Mystery Nebula of the previous image. I have added back the stars in this version so that plate solving could be accomplished.

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Gum 39 in Centaurus , the Mystery Nebula, 



    
        

            John Ebersole