IC 2948  -  wide field

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Object identification (8.1MB)

Image with 10" Newtonian (f=1000mm)

Object data of IC2948

Object type: Emission nebula
Size: 60'
Constellation: Cen
Distance: 6,000 Ly
Notes: IC 2948 is a bright emission nebula in the southern constellation of Centaurus.

Exposure data

Date: 2022-05-30 until 2022-06-03 (3 nights)
Location: DeepSkySafaris / Namibia (1,300m)
Telescope: Vixen FL55SS with flattener (f=312mm)
Camera: EOS6D (ISO 800)
Mount: Astro-Physics AP1200
Exposure time: 41x6min
Exposure time total: 4h 06min