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Many galaxies hiding in the star field of Cen near the border with Hya - a very barren "star desert" otherwise), 



    
        

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Many galaxies hiding in the star field of Cen near the border with Hya - a very barren "star desert" otherwise)

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Many galaxies hiding in the star field of Cen near the border with Hya - a very barren "star desert" otherwise), 



    
        

            Alexandr Zaytsev
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Many galaxies hiding in the star field of Cen near the border with Hya - a very barren "star desert" otherwise)

Acquisition details

Dates:
Dec. 20, 2020
Frames:
21×300(1h 45′)
Integration:
1h 45′
Avg. Moon age:
6.01 days
Avg. Moon phase:
35.57%

RA center: 12h36m09s.10

DEC center: -40°2429.2

Pixel scale: 6.298 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -0.479 degrees

Field radius: 5.010 degrees

WCS transformation: thin plate spline

More info:Open 

Resolution: 4470x3582

File size: 13.2 MB

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: ChileScope

Description

105min integral LRGB exposure for the star field in Cen featuring many galaxies belonging to Centaurus Cluster (A3526) [1] - captured remotely using Telescope #4 (Nikkor 200mm f/2, FLI Microline 16200) system of ChileScope observatory, also known as VST - a Very Small Telescope)), over two separate imaging sessions carried out on Dec 17 and 20, 2020.

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Centaurus_Cluster

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Many galaxies hiding in the star field of Cen near the border with Hya - a very barren "star desert" otherwise), 



    
        

            Alexandr Zaytsev

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