IC2944, HII Region in Centaurus

(RCW 62, Gum 42)

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copyright Robert Gendler 2008


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Four Frame Mosaic, Total Exposure 28 Hours

14.5" RCOS , STL11000



Image acquired from Fair Dinkum Skies, Western Australia

(Affiliation of New Mexico Skies and Pingelly Heights Observatory)

Image data acquired remotely using CCDAutoPilot2

RCOS 14.5" RC f/8 Carbon Truss Ritchey-Chrétiens with RCOS Field Flattener / Corrector.

Software Bisque Paramount ME, SBIG STL-11000XM