Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Contains:  NGC 3572  ·  NGC 3590  ·  NGC3572  ·  NGC3590  ·  y Car
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NGC 3572, 


            Rodney Watters

NGC 3572

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Tak TSA120

Imaging cameras: QSI 683 ws-8

Mounts: EQ8

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Tak TSA120

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar x2

Focal reducers: Takahashi TOA Reducer .75x

Software: Pixinsight 1.8  ·  Sequence Generator Pro

Filters: Astronomik Ha 1.25" 6nm  ·  Astronomik Red  ·  Green  ·  Blue

Dates:May 5, 2019May 6, 2019

Blue: 29x120" -20C bin 1x1
Green: 37x120" -20C bin 1x1
Astronomik Ha 1.25" 6nm: 23x1200" -20C bin 1x1
Astronomik Red: 37x120" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 11.1 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~50

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 1.04 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.50%

Astrometry.net job: 2715235

RA center: 11h 10' 9"

DEC center: -60° 12' 18"

Pixel scale: 1.647 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 92.964 degrees

Field radius: 0.933 degrees

Resolution: 3264x2444

Locations: Glanmire Home Observatory, Bathurst, NSW, Australia

Data source: Backyard


The generous 1.5d field of my TSA 120 OTA @ F5.6 provides a nice perspective of this field that includes the open clusters NGC 3572, NGC 3590 and surrounding nebulosity, located in the constellation of Carina.



Rodney Watters
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NGC 3572, 


            Rodney Watters