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ARA SNR: Between the constellations of Scorpius and Ara is a very faint nebula, hardly photographed:The Ara Super Nova Remnant. Its designation is RCW 114.
The image shows the SNR embedded into the rich star- and nebula field of this dense part of the Milky Way.

 

 



Object Ara SNR
Category Super Nova Remnants
Designation RCW 114
Constellation Scorpius,Ara
Optics Samyang lens 135mm, 1:2@f/2.8
Mount Astro-Physics 900 GTO
Camera SBIG STL 11000M with internal CFW5
Exposure 6 x 20min H-alpha, 3 x 5min RGB each, Baader filterset. Maxim DL for image akquisition
Calibration Dark and Flatfield
Guiding StarlightXpress Lodestar with Schneider OAG on FSQ 106, Maxim DL as guiding software
Processing Maxim DL5, Photoshop. color Code L:H-alpha,R/H-alpha,G,B
Location-Date Somerset West, South Africa- 24 April 2017
 
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