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NGC 918 Behind the dust in Aries LRGB, 


            John Dwyer (jaddbd)
NGC 918 Behind the dust in Aries LRGB

NGC 918 Behind the dust in Aries LRGB

Technical card

Resolution: 1998x1752

Dates:Oct. 19, 2015

Frames: 121x600"

Integration: 20.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 6.03 days

Avg. Moon phase: 35.80%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00 job: 823229

RA center: 36.464 degrees

DEC center: 18.496 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.764 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -177.743 degrees

Field radius: 0.282 degrees

Locations: Home Observatory, Glenwood, Maryland, United States


NGC 918 through the IFN sitting above the galactic plane in Aries. 60 Mly distant, 50,000 ly across, 12.4 magnitude. Seeing was a bit rough. Cool target though, even from the suburbs.

Had to
Original Image = final image - My jpgs were not showing correctly in chrome, so I had to redo.

Lum 85 x 600
R G B 12 x 600 each


John D



John Dwyer (jaddbd)
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NGC 918 Behind the dust in Aries LRGB, 


            John Dwyer (jaddbd)

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