Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Contains:  IC 2944  ·  IC 2948  ·  IC2948  ·  The star λCen  ·  lam Cen  ·  lam Cen Nebula  ·  lambda Cen nebula
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IC2948 the Running Chicken closeup, 



    
        

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IC2948 the Running Chicken closeup

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM-Cool

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher 9x50 finder

Software: Photoshop  ·  Pleiades Astrophoto, S.L. Pix Insight

Filters: Optolong LRGB SHO(6nm) 31mm


Dates:June 2, 2019

Frames: 98x180"

Integration: 4.9 hours

Avg. Moon age: 28.56 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.05%


Astrometry.net job: 4128866

RA center: 11h 38' 32"

DEC center: -63° 17' 5"

Pixel scale: 2.055 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 1.633 degrees

Field radius: 0.833 degrees


Resolution: 1760x2328

Locations: deepskysafaris.com Rooisand, Windhoek, Namibia

Data source: Traveller

Description

The closeup of IC2948 shows the complex structure of this nebula, the Thackerays globules and some reflection nebulae. The field was not big enough to cover the prominent outer part, so happily something remains to be done for a nice future trip.

8" f/4 Newtonian and ASI1600MMPro on AZEQ6, LRGBHa

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