Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Centaurus (Cen)  ·  Contains:  IC 2944  ·  IC 2948  ·  The star λCen  ·  lam Cen Nebula
IC2944 The Running Chicken Nebula, 



    
        

            Mark Forteath
IC2944 The Running Chicken Nebula
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IC2944 The Running Chicken Nebula

IC2944 The Running Chicken Nebula, 



    
        

            Mark Forteath
IC2944 The Running Chicken Nebula
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IC2944 The Running Chicken Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher Esprit 120ED Super APO Triplet

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM Pro

Mounts: SkyWatcher EQ6R Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: William Optics 50mm Guidescope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI290MC

Software: PixInsight  ·  DeepSkyStacker (DSS) deepskystacker  ·  PHD 2  ·  APT  ·  Adobe Systems Inc. Photoshop CC 2019

Filters: ZWO R 1.25" optimized for ASI1600  ·  ZWO Ha 1.25"  ·  ZWO B 1.25" optimized for ASI1600  ·  ZWO G 1.25" optimized for ASI1600

Accessory: Orion Dew Zapper Orion Controller and Heating Bands


Dates:May 24, 2020

Frames:
ZWO B 1.25" optimized for ASI1600: 2x420" (14') (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1
ZWO G 1.25" optimized for ASI1600: 2x420" (14') (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1
ZWO Ha 1.25": 13x420" (1h 31') (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1
ZWO R 1.25" optimized for ASI1600: 2x420" (14') (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 2h 13'

Darks: ~80

Flats: ~80

Bias: ~400

Avg. Moon age: 1.67 days

Avg. Moon phase: 3.12%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Temperature: 6.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3579962

RA center: 11h 38' 21"

DEC center: -63° 22' 30"

Pixel scale: 0.909 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 93.862 degrees

Field radius: 0.737 degrees


Resolution: 4656x3520

Locations: Home Observatory, Wynyard, Tasmania, Australia

Data source: Backyard

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IC2944 The Running Chicken Nebula, 



    
        

            Mark Forteath