Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Centaurus (Cen)  ·  Contains:  IC 2872  ·  IC 2944  ·  IC 2948  ·  The star λCen  ·  lam Cen Nebula
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IC 2944 - The Running Chicken - 9 Image Mosaic in OIII, 



    
        

            Ian Parr
IC 2944 - The Running Chicken - 9 Image Mosaic in OIII
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IC 2944 - The Running Chicken - 9 Image Mosaic in OIII

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IC 2944 - The Running Chicken - 9 Image Mosaic in OIII, 



    
        

            Ian Parr
IC 2944 - The Running Chicken - 9 Image Mosaic in OIII
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IC 2944 - The Running Chicken - 9 Image Mosaic in OIII

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: TeleVue NP127is

Imaging cameras: QSI 690 wsg-8

Mounts: Paramount MyT

Guiding telescopes or lenses: TeleVue NP127is

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar X2

Software: Autopano Giga  ·  PixInsight 1.8.5  ·  TheSkyX-Pro  ·  Seqence Generator Pro  ·  PHD 2  ·  Photoshop CS5

Filters: Astronomik OIII 1.25" 12nm

Accessory: Optec Pyxis Camera Field Rotator 2"


Dates:June 19, 2020

Frames: 62x300"

Integration: 5.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.80 days

Avg. Moon phase: 3.33%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3622256

RA center: 11h 34' 58"

DEC center: -63° 17' 20"

Pixel scale: 1.139 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.886 degrees

Field radius: 1.629 degrees


Resolution: 8046x6423

Locations: Backyard Hawkesbury Heights, Hawkesbury Height, NS, Australia

Data source: Backyard

Description

A 9 image mosaic in OIII captured over the last few weeks.
What I like most about this object is the trail small dark globules suspended in front which can give it a 3D feel. You may need to zoom a lot to see what I mean.

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IC 2944 - The Running Chicken - 9 Image Mosaic in OIII, 



    
        

            Ian Parr