Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Carina (Car)  ·  Contains:  NGC 3532  ·  Wishing Well Cluster
Wishing Well Cluster, 



    
        

            Eckhard Völcker
Wishing Well Cluster
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Wishing Well Cluster, 



    
        

            Eckhard Völcker
Wishing Well Cluster
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro Physics 130 f6 Starfire EDF

Imaging cameras: ASI ZWO 1600MM Pro

Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach1AP GTO CP4

Focal reducers: Astro-Physics QUAD TCC 0.72x



Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3724111

RA center: 11h 5' 18"

DEC center: -58° 56' 56"

Pixel scale: 1.323 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 215.270 degrees

Field radius: 0.872 degrees


Resolution: 3800x2850

Data source: Backyard

Description

One of my favourite objects in the eyepiece, the Wishing Well Cluster.

Image acquisition: 60x30s for Red, Green and Blue, 30x150s Ha (Astrodon 5nm) with Sequence Generator Pro and PHD2.
Stacks: AstroPixelProcessor
Linear Processing: Pixinsight
Non-Linear Processing: Photoshop

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