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The Southern Cross



About this image.

Of course, the beautiful Southern Cross is featured on the Australian National Flag along with the Commonwealth star and the Union Jack.  The dark patch to the lower right of the Southern Cross is the Coalsack Nebula.


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    Equipment

    Optics:                      Canon 50mm f1.2 L lens at f4.5
    Instrument:                SBIG ST8300M with 8 Pos Filter Wheel, Baader 36mm filters

    Exposure:                 RGB 30:30:30 minutes

     

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