IC2944-The Lambda Centauri Nebula and Bok Globules | Guillermo Yanez

Guillermo Yanez
Location of photo
Lo Barnechea, Chile
Date/Time of photo
February 7, 2010
Televue NP101is SBIG ST8300M Celestron CG5 mount Astronomik CLS filter (to fight extreme light pollution in my area)
Emission 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
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