Celestial hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Centaurus (Cen)  ·  Contains:  IC 2621  ·  IC 2714  ·  IC 2872  ·  IC 2948  ·  IC 2966  ·  NGC 3572  ·  NGC 3576  ·  NGC 3579  ·  NGC 3581  ·  NGC 3584  ·  NGC 3586  ·  NGC 3590  ·  NGC 3603  ·  NGC 3699  ·  NGC 3766  ·  NGC 4052  ·  NGC 4103  ·  PK292+01.1  ·  PK292+01.2  ·  PK292-03.1  ·  PK293+01.1  ·  PK294-00.1  ·  PK294-04.1  ·  PK296-03.1  ·  PK298-00.1  ·  PK298-01.2  ·  The star ηCru  ·  The star θ1Cru  ·  The star θ2Cru  ·  The star λCen  ·  And 9 more.
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Lambda Cen, its associated IC 2944 nebula, and the neighbors, 



    
        

            Alexandr Zaytsev
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Lambda Cen, its associated IC 2944 nebula, and the neighbors

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Lambda Cen, its associated IC 2944 nebula, and the neighbors, 



    
        

            Alexandr Zaytsev
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Lambda Cen, its associated IC 2944 nebula, and the neighbors

Acquisition details

Dates:
Nov. 15, 2020
Frames:
20×300(1h 40′)
Integration:
1h 40′
Avg. Moon age:
0.32 days
Avg. Moon phase:
0.12%

RA center: 11h36m02s.72

DEC center: -63°0251.2

Pixel scale: 6.299 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -0.801 degrees

Field radius: 4.994 degrees

WCS transformation: thin plate spline

More info:Open 

Resolution: 4455x3568

File size: 19.5 MB

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: ChileScope

Description

100min integral LRGB exposure of Lambda Cen, its associated IC 2944 nebula (aka Running Chicken Nebula), and the surrounding star field with many open clusters and nebulae, 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 independent imaging sessions on Nov 14 and 15, 2020.

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Lambda Cen, its associated IC 2944 nebula, and the neighbors, 



    
        

            Alexandr Zaytsev