Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Crux (Cru)  ·  Contains:  Carina Nebula  ·  Hadar (βCen)  ·  IC 2602  ·  Mimosa (βCru)  ·  NGC 3372  ·  Part of the constellation Carina (Car)  ·  Part of the constellation Centaurus (Cen)  ·  The constellation Circinus (Cir)  ·  The constellation Crux (Cru)  ·  The constellation Musca (Mus)  ·  The star Agena  ·  The star Becrux  ·  The star Gacrux (γCru)  ·  The star α1Cen  ·  The star α1Cru  ·  The star α2Cen  ·  The star α2Cru  ·  The star αMus  ·  The star εCen  ·  The star θCar  ·  eta Car Nebula  ·  tet Car Cluster
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Colours of Crux, 



    
        

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Colours of Crux

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Nikon 50 f/1.8

Imaging cameras: Nikon D750

Mounts: iOptron SkyTracker

Software: Lightroom  ·  Photoshop


Dates:Jan. 24, 2018

Frames: 49x30" (24' 30")

Integration: 24' 30"

Avg. Moon age: 6.96 days

Avg. Moon phase: 45.47%


Astrometry.net job: 4069643

RA center: 12h 52' 7"

DEC center: -63° 37' 4"

Pixel scale: 23.841 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.919 degrees

Field radius: 21.596 degrees


Resolution: 3198x5685

Locations: Leon Mow Dark Sky Site, Heathcote, Victoria, Australia

Description

A wide view of the southern Milky Way, showing dark dust clouds in Centaurus, Crux and Musca.

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Colours of Crux, 



    
        

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