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IC 2944 - Running Chicken Nebula, 



    
        

            Pedro A. Sampaio
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IC 2944 - Running Chicken Nebula

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IC 2944 - Running Chicken Nebula, 



    
        

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IC 2944 - Running Chicken Nebula

Acquisition details

Dates:
April 16, 2022
Frames:
36×180(1h 48′)
Integration:
1h 48′
Avg. Moon age:
14.44 days
Avg. Moon phase:
99.88%

RA center: 11h35m18s.66

DEC center: -63°0742.8

Pixel scale: 1.160 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 70.251 degrees

Field radius: 1.366 degrees

WCS transformation: thin plate spline

More info:Open 

Resolution: 6000x6000

File size: 15.6 MB

Locations: Observatório Serra da Prata, Aguas da Prata, São Paulo, Brazil

Data source: Backyard

Description

My first take on the famous gallinaceous nebula. Data collected on a moonlit night, and only about one hour and a half of integration, didn't do justice to the beatiful nebula.

I will return to this target next year, for sure!

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Revisions

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B

Title: revision 14-08-2022

Description: Revised from the start. I added another set of RGB data I had from another night, combining the original NB with the RGB through NBRGB combination in PI. Also, added RGB stars at the end.

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C

Description: Revised the image, with an alternative pallete (Faux SHO from OSC NB data). RGB stars added at the end.

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IC 2944 - Running Chicken Nebula, 



    
        

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