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IC2944 in HA OIII and RGB

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IC2944 aka Running Chicken Nebula is a stellar nursery located in the Centaurus constellation. IC2944 is an open cluster and an emission nebula.

Took the photo in June 2019 during my visit in the Kalahari desert in Namibia.

Photo Details:
HA - 11 x 5min = 55min
OIII - 10 x 5min = 50min
RGB - 3x5min for each channel at BIN2, 45min

Total Exposure: 2.5 Hours

Telescope: ASA 12'' F3.6
Mount: DDM 85 Unguided
Camera: FLI 16200 Mono
Filters: Astrodon


My Flickr Page: https://www.flickr.com/photos/101543943@N04/?


Thanks for watching,
Haim Huli

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Ooh, that's one gorgeous image. Superb, and "only" 2.5 hours!

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That is a fantastic looking image.... well done... only 2.5 hours is astonishingly short for so much depth.


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Thank you all. The combination of one of the most dark places on the planet and a fast well made astrograph make the live of astrophotogarphy a bit easier  :)

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