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Contains:  NGC 3324
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NGC3324 Gabriela Mistral Nebula, 


            Simon Bailey
NGC3324 Gabriela Mistral Nebula
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NGC3324 Gabriela Mistral Nebula

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Dates:March 8, 2019

Frames: 7x3600"

Integration: 7.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 1.67 days

Avg. Moon phase: 3.11%

Basic astrometry details job: 2763188

RA center: 10h 37' 46"

DEC center: -58° 40' 37"

Pixel scale: 0.510 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 26.085 degrees

Field radius: 0.315 degrees

Resolution: 2878x3396

Data source: Backyard


NGC 3324 is an open cluster in the Carina constellation, approx. 7560 light years from Earth. This is called the Gabriela Mistrl Nebula due to its resemblance to the Chilean Poet of the same name.

Taken through a GSO 12" RCA over approximately 7 hours exposure on an AP1600 mount, QHY10 ccd, autoguiding using TSX software and an Sbig st-i autoguider camera.



Simon Bailey
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons

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NGC3324 Gabriela Mistral Nebula, 


            Simon Bailey