RCW 49


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Harvey
RCW 49
Nebula
CTIO, Chile
04-04-2009
Description

RCW is a large HII area that contains a couple of NGC objects.  The more central is NGC 3576 first noted by John Herschel in 1834.  Next to it is NGC 3603 which is a very active star forming area.  A couple of large Bok Globules are noted at the bottom of the image.

 

Technical Details
Exposure Time:
Ha 12hrs, SII 5 hrs and OIII 7 hrs CFHT Palette
Camera:
SBIG STL-11000M
Telescope:
Takahashi FSQ106N
Mount:
Software Bisque Paramount ME
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