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Object Info
Object Name IC2946 - The Bat Nebula or Running Chicken Nebula
Type Emission Nebula;
Centered at: RA: 11h 12m 36.5s Dec: -6050'32"
Constellation Centaurus
Image Field 76 x 56 arcminutes
Notes This is a hydrogen-alpha,four-part mosaic taken through
a Schuler (10nm) Hydrogen Alpha Filter.
Taken from: Tin Shed Observatory
Gold Coast, Queensland
Long - Lat = 153:23.54E - 27:56.8S
On: 16th, 17th, 24th and 28th-May-2005



Image Info
Telescope Intes MN61 - 6" f6 Maksutov-Newtonian
Focal Length 900 millimetres
Telescope guiding External via ST-5c at 1000mm
Telescope control Astrometric Sky Walker II
CCD camera SBIG ST-10xe
Camera cooling Regulated Thermoelectric
Camera pixels 2184 x 1472 x 6.8um
Image scale 1.5 arcseconds per pixel unbinned
Processed with: Mira A/P, Maxim DL, AIP4Win, CCDSharp, Photoshop
Hydrogen Alpha Exposures Ha = 60 minutes for each quarter
Image Calibrations All sub-images Dark Subtracted, Flat Fielded.