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Contains:  IC 2948, lambda Cen nebula, IC 2944, NGC 3766, IC 2872, The star λCen
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Running Chicken Nebula IC2944

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Takahashi FSQ106ED

Imaging camera:SBIG STL-11000

Mount:ASA Astrosysteme DDM 60 Pro

Guiding telescope or lens:Takahashi FSQ106ED

Guiding camera:SBIG STL-11000

Software:Diffraction Limited Maxim DLCCD Commander

Resolution: 3645x2602

Dates:Jan. 6, 2012

Frames: 270x600"

Integration: 45.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 12.07 days

Avg. Moon phase: 92.00% job: 2959658

RA center: 174.055 degrees

DEC center: -63.137 degrees

Pixel scale: 3.506 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 269.976 degrees

Field radius: 2.181 degrees

Locations: Remoute Observatory San-Pedro, San-Pedro de Atacama, Noth Atacama disert, Chile

Data source: Amateur hosting facility


IC2944 “Running Chicken Nebula”

Telescope/lens: FSQ-106ED
Camera: STL11000
Exposure and filters: HaRGB 45 hours total exposure
Mount: DDM60 PRO
Location: San Pedro De Atacama, Chile
Dates: 2012

Image data acquired remotely

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Stanislav Volskiy
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Running Chicken Nebula IC2944, 


            Stanislav Volskiy