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Object Info
Objects IC2948 - The Bat Nebula
Type Emission Nebula
Centered at: RA:11:38.8 Dec: -63:32
Constellation Centaurus
Magnitude Dim
Size ?
Distance ?
Age ?
Dimensions 75 x 50 arcminutes
Image Field 102'09" x 68'82"
Notes The Bright Star illuminating the nebula is Mag 3.1 Lambda Centaurus.

Schuler 10nm Hydrogen Alpha and William Optics Minus Violet filters were used.
Taken from: Tin Shed Observatory
Gold Coast, Queensland
Long - Lat = 153:23.54E - 27:56.8S
On: 5th July 2003

Image Info
Telescope Synta 102mm f5
Focal Length 500 millimetres
Telescope guiding Self guided by ST10, AO7 and G11.
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 2.8 arcseconds per pixel
Processed with: Mira A/P, Maxim DL, AIP4Win, CCDSharp, Photoshop
Exposures Ha, R,G,B = 190.50,50,50 minutes taken as 5-minute unbinned subimages.
Image Calibrations All sub-images Dark Subtracted, Flat Fielded.