Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Carina (Car)  ·  Contains:  NGC 3576  ·  NGC 3579  ·  NGC 3590  ·  NGC 3603
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Celestial Freedom: The Statue of Liberty Nebula in Hubble palette NGC 3576, 



    
        

            Bogdan Borz
Celestial Freedom: The Statue of Liberty Nebula in Hubble palette NGC 3576
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Celestial Freedom: The Statue of Liberty Nebula in Hubble palette NGC 3576

Imaging telescopes or lenses: ASA - Astro Systeme Austria ASA 500m Newtonian f3.8

Imaging cameras: FLI PROLINE PL16803

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto PixinsIght  ·  PhotoShop

Filters: Astrodon S2 3nm  ·  Astrodon O3 3nm  ·  Astrodon H-alpha 3 nm


Dates:Jan. 25, 2020Feb. 21, 2020Feb. 22, 2020

Frames:
Astrodon H-alpha 3 nm: 15x600" -30C bin 1x1
Astrodon O3 3nm: 16x600" -30C bin 1x1
Astrodon S2 3nm: 17x600" -30C bin 1x1

Integration: 8.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 18.88 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.95%


Astrometry.net job: 3302281

RA center: 11h 12' 50"

DEC center: -61° 16' 44"

Pixel scale: 0.953 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.794 degrees

Field radius: 0.762 degrees


Resolution: 4067x4072

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: ChileScope

Description

One of the splendors situated in the Carina constellation, not visible in the Northern Hemisphere. It got its name only recently being baptized in 2009 by Dr. Steve Mazlin, a member of Star Shadows Remote Observatory (SSRO) (Wikipedia). It was discovered by William Herschel during the nights from 14 to 16 of March 1834,196 years ago.

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