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Contains:  NGC 4349, IC 2948, lambda Cen nebula, IC 2944, NGC 3576, NGC 3572, NGC 3532, eta Car nebula, NGC 3372, Southern Pleiades, IC 2602, NGC 3324, NGC 3293, The star πCen, The star λMus, The star εCru, The star λCen, The star δCru, The star θCar, The star α2Cru, The star Gacrux (γCru), The star α1Cru, Mimosa (βCru), The star Becrux, The constellation Crux (Cru), Part of the constellation Carina (Car)

Image of the day 04/20/2019

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    From Southern Cross to Eta Carinae, 





    
        

            Carlos 'Kiko' Fai...
    From Southern Cross to Eta Carinae

    From Southern Cross to Eta Carinae

    Technical card

    Resolution: 2400x1512

    Dates:June 13, 2018

    Frames: 84x120"

    Integration: 2.8 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 29.15 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 0.17%

    Astrometry.net job: 2638129

    RA center: 175.974 degrees

    DEC center: -61.223 degrees

    Pixel scale: 31.637 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 2.377 degrees

    Field radius: 12.464 degrees

    Data source: Traveller

    Description

    This image is a four part mosaic.

    It's very challenging to do mosaics using a Star Adventurer. I must do the framing by hand, using a tripod ball head.

    Furthermore, must confirm -in field- if all parts merge togethe properly... can be harsh, but it´ s worth it! :)

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    Carlos 'Kiko' Fai...
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