NGC 3293

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Object data of NGC3293

Object type: Open star cluster (I3r)
Size: 6'
Magnitude: 4.7mag
Constellation: Car
Distance: 8,400 Ly
Notes: NGC 3293 is embedded in a colourful nebula region. At lower left one can find another nebula: NGC 3324.

Exposure data

Date: 2014-03-06
Location: Hacienda Los Andes / Chile (1100m)
Telescope: Astro-Physics 175mm f/8 Starfire EDF with f/8.3 CCD field flattener
Camera: FLI PL29050 with Astrodon filters
Binning: L 1x1 / RGB 1x1
Mount: Astro-Physics AP1200GTO
Exposure time: L 26x2min / R 6x2min / G 6x2min / B 6x2min
Exposure time total: 1h28min
Notes: Image acquisition by CEDIC team (Christoph Kaltseis, Bernhard Hubl, Wolfgang Leitner and Herbert Walter)

Image processing by Christoph Kaltseis