Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Vela (Vel)
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Little flying bird, 


            Claudio Tenreiro
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Little flying bird

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Vixen ED80Sf

Imaging cameras: ZWO 294 MC Pro Cooled

Mounts: iOptron CEM25P

Focal reducers: Long Perng x0.8 Reductor-Flattener

Software: SharpCap 3.2  ·  DSS 4.2.3  ·  Pleiades Astrophoto Pixinsight 1.8 pixinsight 1.85  ·  GIMP 2.10.18

Filters: Optolong UV/IR cut

Dates:Jan. 6, 2021

Frames: 460x20"

Integration: 2.6 hours

Avg. Moon age: 22.24 days

Avg. Moon phase: 48.98%

Astrometry.net job: 4139780

RA center: 8h 31' 15"

DEC center: -43° 45' 46"

Pixel scale: 1.977 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -15.686 degrees

Field radius: 1.204 degrees

Resolution: 2689x3459

Locations: ARTAMI Observatory at home, Curicó - Bortle 5 - 6, Maule, Chile

Data source: Backyard


The shape of the little flying bird is around Ced 106e, in the border of Vela and Puppis constellations. It is a zone of clouds of many shapes, hopefully next time I will do it with narrowband filters, maybe the bird changes colours like the Hummingbird, even that this one looks like more a Wren.



  • Little flying bird, 


            Claudio Tenreiro
  • Final
    Little flying bird, 


            Claudio Tenreiro


Description: A better balance of the colours but still a few things to improve.

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Little flying bird, 


            Claudio Tenreiro