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Contains:  NGC 300
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NGC 300, 


            Israel Barbosa de...
NGC 300

NGC 300

Technical card

Resolution: 5200x3462

Dates:July 27, 2014

Frames:Baader Planetarium Multi Purpose Coma Corrector : 10x480" ISO800 26C

Integration: 1.3 hours

Darks: ~4

Bias: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 0.49 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.28%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00 job: 481542

RA center: 13.793 degrees

DEC center: -37.658 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.102 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 73.263 degrees

Field radius: 0.956 degrees

Locations: Pousada dos Anões, Alto Paraíso de Goiás, Goiás, Brazil


NGC 300 is a spiral galaxy in the constellation Sculptor. It is one of the closest galaxies to the Local Group, and probably lies between us and the Sculptor Group. The distance to NGC 300 is estimated at 6.07±0.23 Mly (1.86±0.07 Mpc).

Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Sculptor
Right ascension 00h 54m 53.5s
Declination −37° 41′ 04″
Redshift 144 ± 1 km/s
Distance 6.07 ± 0.23 Mly (1.86 ± 0.07 Mpc)
Type SA(s)d
Apparent dimensions (V) 21′.9 × 15′.5
Apparent magnitude (V) 9.0
Other designations PGC 3238 Caldwell 70

Source: Wikipedia

This image was captured during the 7th Brazilian Meeting of Astrophotography.

Technical data
ISO 800, total exposure time of 80 min (10 subs), darks and biases applied.



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