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Contains:  NGC 3729, NGC 3718

Image of the day 04/19/2016

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    NGC 3718 and NGC 3729 - interacting galaxies, 





    
        

            Steve Cooper
    NGC 3718 and NGC 3729 - interacting galaxies

    NGC 3718 and NGC 3729 - interacting galaxies

    Technical card

    Resolution: 3010x1970

    Frames:
    Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 11x900" -35C bin 1x1
    Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 11x900" -35C bin 1x1
    Astrodon Lum: 45x1200" -35C bin 1x1
    Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 11x900" -35C bin 1x1

    Integration: 23.2 hours

    Astrometry.net job: 1041753

    RA center: 173.249 degrees

    DEC center: 53.079 degrees

    Pixel scale: 0.746 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 89.473 degrees

    Field radius: 0.373 degrees

    Description

    NGC 3718 and NGC 3729 - interacting galaxies

    SBIG STXL 6303 camera/ FW8G/ AO-X and AT 16RCT telescope with AP 27 TVPH reducer. Astrodon Gen 2 LRGB filter set. AP 1200 mount.
    Exposure times are 45 X 20 min Lum, 11 X 15 min Red, 11 X 15 min Green, and 11 X 15 min Blue. Bin 1X1.
    Sensor temp @ -35 deg.
    Frames acquired with MaxIm DL 6, calibrated and combined in CCD Stack2. Processed with PixInsight 1.8.
    Stardust Ranch, Okeechobee FL

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    NGC 3718 and NGC 3729 - interacting galaxies, 





    
        

            Steve Cooper