||NGC 6445, Box Nebula,
||17h 49min - 20°01'
6445, a small planetary nebula, lives in a very busy part of the Milky Way
in Sagittarius, just west of a mag 7.6 star. The distance to NGC
6445 is estimated at about 4500 light years. The brighter part of
the nebula is about the size of Jupiter.
Seeing conditions were mediocre, but still alowed to bring out the large
extensions. The field is 15 x 10 arcmins with north towards the top.
||LRGB 90:30:30:30 min @ -20°C,
all 10 min exposures, RGB binned 2x2
||SBIG ST-10XE selfguided + SBIG
CFW-8 with Astrodon Tru-Balance Filterset
||RCOS 14.5" Ritchey-Chrétien
||MaxIm DL/CCD, Sigma Pre Beta 11,
|Location - Date - Time
||San Esteban (Chile) - 04Aug2007 -
||Transparency 6/10, Seeing
5/10, Temperature + 4°C