Alpha Centauri

Posted by dcrowson
on Sunday, January 29, 2023
Alpha Centauri is a triple star system located approximately 4.3 light-years away in Centaurus.

Luminance – 14x60s – 14 minutes – binned 1x1
RGB – 14x60s – 14 minutes each – binned 1x1

56 minutes total exposure

Imaged over six nights in June, July and August, 2021 at the Heaven’s Mirror Observatory (Australia) with a FLI PL16083 on a Takahashi FSQ-106ED at f/3.6 382 mm.

This data is from Telescope Live ( “One-click Observations.”

See the annotated version for various open clusters, dark and planetary nebulae.

LRGB annotated -

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