Crux, Musca, Carina

© Velimir Popov & Emil Ivanov 2021
Size: 2000 px

This two panel mosaic is almost centered on Lambda Centauri (Running Chicken) nebula and shows a vast region (about 20 x 30 deg.) including constellations of Crux, Musca and parts of Carina, Centaurus and Vela. For more information about different objects please see the annotated mouseover map.

Image details


Center of field RA 11:37:42 (h:m:s)
Center of field DE -62:51:45 (deg:m:s)
Size 28.5 x 20.3 (deg)
Pixel scale: 51.3 (arcsec/pixel)
Orientation: Up is -176 degrees E of N
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Optic(s): 200 mm Canon lens @ 2.8
Mount: Meade LX75
Camera: Canon 60 Da
Filters: -
Dates/Times: 6 May 2013
Location: Namibia-TIVOLI ASTROFARM, S 23° 27' 40,9" / E 18° 01' 02,2"
Exp. Details: 10 x 2min - Total Exposure Time - 20 min. Two panel mosaic
More details: -
Processing: PixInsight / PS
Copyright: Velimir Popov and Emil Ivanov 2021. All Rights Reserved
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