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Contains:  NGC 6357, NGC 6334
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Cat and Lobster, 


            Jirair Afarian
Cat and Lobster

Cat and Lobster

Technical card

Resolution: 4920x3272

Dates:April 24, 2019

Frames: 123x60" (gain: 90.00) bin 1x1

Integration: 2.0 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~40

Avg. Moon age: 19.91 days

Avg. Moon phase: 72.87%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00

Mean FWHM: 4.75

Temperature: 29.00 job: 2710199

RA center: 260.824 degrees

DEC center: -35.213 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.223 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 263.879 degrees

Field radius: 1.824 degrees

Locations: Travel, Cayo Santa Maria, Cuba

Data source: Traveller


Continuing my images from Cuba this is the Cat's Paw and Lobster Nebula in one frame. 123 x 60s exposures for a total of just over 2hrs. The moon was half lit at this time.



Jirair Afarian
License: None (All rights reserved)


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            Jirair Afarian
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Cat and Lobster, 


            Jirair Afarian