RCW 94 and RCW 95

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© Velimir Popov & Emil Ivanov 2016

This extended HII region is situated some 3100 pc.away from us and is cataloguized in the RCW catalogue (Rodgers, Campbell, Whiteoak) as two separated objects: RCW 94 and RCW 95. RCW 94 is surrounded by an expanding HII shell and a giant molecular cloud. There is a massive infrared star cluster associated with RCW 95. More detailed information about this objects can be found on GalaxyMap page .

Image details



Center of field RA 15:42:43 (h:m:s)
Center of field DE -54:10:05 (deg:m:s)
Size 56.8 x 56.8 (arcmin)
Pixel scale: 1.23 (arcsec/pixel)
Orientation: Up is 179 degrees E of N
Charts and image details obtained from Astrometry.net
Optic(s): 16" f3,75 Dream Corrected Astrograph (DCA)
Mount: Astelco NTM-500 direct drive mount
Camera: Apogee Alta U-16M CCD camera
Filters: Lum, Red, Green, Blue, Ha, OIII and SII Astrodon
Dates/Times: 30 Aug. 2014
Location: Namibia-TIVOLI ASTROFARM, S 23° 27' 40,9" / E 18° 01' 02,2"
Exp. Details: Ha: 5x15min, L: 5x10min, R: 4x10min, G: 4x10min, B: 4x10min, Bin 1
  Total Exposure Time - 245 min (4:05 hours)
More details: Dark and flat frames reduction
Processing: PixInsight / PS
Copyright: Velimir Popov and Emil Ivanov 2016. All Rights Reserved
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