Crux, Musca, Carina

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    Canon 60 Da w. 200 mm lens Annotation map    
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© Velimir Popov & Emil Ivanov 2013

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 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 2013. All Rights Reserved
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