IC 2948  -  Wide field

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Object data of IC2948

Object type: Emission nebula
Size: 60'
Constellation: Cen
Distance: 6,000 Ly
Notes: Bright objects visible in the above wide-field image:
  • Ced 117
  • IC 2872, IC 2944, IC 2948
  • NGC 3766

Exposure data

Date: 2014-02-23 + 2014-02-24
Location: Hacienda Los Andes / Chile (1100m)
Telescope: Williams Megrez 72 with Televue 0.8 flattener / reducer
Camera: Nikon D700 (ISO400)
Mount: Alt AD-5
Exposure time: 44x5min
Exposure time total: 3h40min
Notes: Image acquisition by CEDIC team (Wolfgang Leitner, Bernhard Hubl, Christoph Kaltseis and Herbert Walter)

Image processing by Wolfgang Leitner