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Contains:  NGC 3324, NGC 3293

Image of the day 07/14/2019

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NGC3324 (IC2599) "Gabriela Mistral Nebula", NGC3293 "Little Jewelbox", WR23, 





    
        

            Rolf Dietrich
NGC3324 (IC2599) "Gabriela Mistral Nebula", NGC3293 "Little Jewelbox", WR23

NGC3324 (IC2599) "Gabriela Mistral Nebula", NGC3293 "Little Jewelbox", WR23

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:GSO RC 8"

Imaging camera:ATIK 16200M

Mount:Vixen GP-D2

Guiding telescope or lens:GSO RC 8"

Guiding camera:zwo ASI 290mini

Focal reducer:Astro-Physics CCDT67

Software:ADOBE PHOTOSHOP CS5.5PixInsightDeepSkyStacker

Resolution: 4296x3388

Dates:May 27, 2019

Frames:
Baader Ha 2" 3,5nm: 30x300" -30C bin 1x1
Baader OIII 2" 8,5nm: 12x300" bin 1x1
RGB: 18x240" bin 1x1

Integration: 4.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 22.87 days

Avg. Moon phase: 42.32%

Astrometry.net job: 2781234

RA center: 159.973 degrees

DEC center: -58.600 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.117 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 2.207 degrees

Field radius: 0.849 degrees

Locations: Astrofarm Kiripotib, about 150km south-east of Windhoek, Namibia

Data source: Traveller

Description

NGC3324 and IC2599 are together the "Gabriela Mistral Nebula".
The nebula is looking like similar the Nobel award-winning Gabriela Mistral . . . .

The nebula in the lower left corner "WR23", is a wind-blown Wolf Rayet bubble from the massive, high energy Star WR23 = HD92809 [Wiki]

Location: Kiripotib Astrofarm, Namibia

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NGC3324 (IC2599) "Gabriela Mistral Nebula", NGC3293 "Little Jewelbox", WR23, 





    
        

            Rolf Dietrich