Celestial hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Chamaeleon (Cha)  ·  Contains:  Chamaleon  ·  IC 3104  ·  NGC 3620  ·  Part of the constellation Chamaeleon (Cha)  ·  The star βCha  ·  The star γCha  ·  The star δ1Cha  ·  The star δ2Cha  ·  The star εCha  ·  The star κCha  ·  The star πCha  ·  bet Cha  ·  del01 Cha  ·  del02 Cha  ·  eps Cha  ·  gam Cha  ·  kap Cha  ·  pi. Cha
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Chamaeleon I dark Cloud, 



    
        

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Chamaeleon I dark Cloud

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Chamaeleon I dark Cloud, 



    
        

            Jan Scheers
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Chamaeleon I dark Cloud

Acquisition details

Dates:
April 4, 2022
Frames:
48×600(8h)
Integration:
8h
Avg. Moon age:
3.10 days
Avg. Moon phase:
10.46%

RA center: 11h25m08s.41

DEC center: -77°5954.10

Pixel scale: 4.760 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 91.208 degrees

Field radius: 3.910 degrees

WCS transformation: thin plate spline

More info:Open 

Resolution: 4309x4052

File size: 7.5 MB

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: Telescope Live

Description

The Chamaeleon I dark cloud (Cha I)  is part of the Chamaeleon complex, a large star forming region (SFR)  in the constellation Chamaeleon.
Cha I is one of the nearest active star formation regions at ~520 light years from Earth.

Image acquired with the Takahashi FSQ-106ED refractor and FLI PL16803 camera from Telescope Live in Heaven's Mirror Observatory, Australia.
Total exposure 480 minutes.
12 subs of 600s with each filter (LRGB).

Processing with AstroPixelProcessor, Photoshop CC with AstroPanel Pro, Astronomy Tools, Topaz Sharpen AI and Denoise Projects 3 plug-ins.

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Chamaeleon I dark Cloud, 



    
        

            Jan Scheers