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IC4592 in Scorpius
JUNE-2009

IC4592 in Scorpius

Tivoli/Namibia

IC4592 is a reflection nebula and part of a huge molecular cloud. Such clouds normally appear dark, like in the lower part of above image, but can scatter back the blue light of young, hot stars like Nu Scorpii, the 'eye' of the horse shaped nebula.

Telescope: ASA 10N-OK3 f3,6
Mount: Astrotec OTE150
Guider: Starlight XPress Loadstar
Camera: FLI PL16803
Filter-wheel: FLI CW 5-7
Filter: FLI L,R,G,B
Exposure: L:6x300sec, R:3x300sec, G:3x300sec, B:3x300sec
Programs: Maxim DL 5.0, CCDStack 1.6, PixInsight SE 1.6 full exif


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