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NGC 2467, 





    
        

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NGC 2467

NGC 2467

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Imaging telescope or lens:ASA N12

Imaging camera:SBIG STT 8300M

Mount:Paramount MX

Guiding telescope or lens:ASA N12

Guiding camera:SBIG STT 8300M

Software:Photoshop CS5CCDStack 2+Software Bisque The Sky X Pro

Filter:Baader Planetariun LRGB Ha - O3 - S2 38mm

Accessory:SBIG CFW8G

Resolution: 2374x1813

Dates:Feb. 5, 2014

Frames: 24x900"

Integration: 6.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 6.11 days

Avg. Moon phase: 36.59%

Astrometry.net job: 176542

RA center: 7h 52' 54"

DEC center: -26° 27' 28"

Pixel scale: 1.402 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -85.894 degrees

Field radius: 0.582

Locations: Home Observatory, Werribee, Victoria, Australia

Description

NGC 2467 (sometimes referred as the “Skull and Crossbones”) is an emission nebula with an age of a few million years at most, located some 13,000 – 17,000 light-years away from Earth in the southern constellation of Puppis (the Stern). It is moving away from us at 55.75 per second.

Text stolen from Anne's Astronomy News

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