Location of photoLo Barnechea, Chile
Date/Time of photoFebruary 7, 2010
Celestron CG5 mount
Astronomik CLS filter (to fight extreme light pollution in my area)
DescriptionEmission nebula in Centauri (near the southern cross) that includes the particularly beautiful Bock globules where stars or even multiple star systems are formed.
18x5 min. mono exposure. Kappa sigma clipping. Images captured with CCDSoft, stacked with Deepskystacker and postprocessing with Photoshop elements (curves and level).
Seeing 4/5; transparency 3/5