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





    
        

            Rolf Dietrich