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NGC1579

Contains: NGC 1579

Technical card

Resolution: 2785x2358

Dates: Nov. 17, 2012

Frames:
Astrodon Tru-Balance Generation 2 E-Series - B 50mm - NIR Blocked: 28x600" (gain: 0.42) -35C bin 2x2
Astrodon Tru-Balance Generation 2 E-Series - G 50mm - NIR Blocked: 28x600" (gain: 0.42) -35C bin 2x2
Astrodon Tru-Balance Generation 2 E-Series - L 50mm - NIR Blocked: 35x600" (gain: 0.42) -35C bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance Generation 2 E-Series - R 50mm - NIR Blocked: 23x600" (gain: 0.42) -35C bin 2x2

Integration: 19.0 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~25

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 3.55 days

Avg. Moon phase: 13.61%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 2.00

Mean SQM: 21.50

Mean FWHM: 10.14

Astrometry.net job: 84975

RA center: 67.532 degrees

DEC center: 35.270 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.206 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 174.136 degrees

Field radius: 0.611 degrees

Locations: SpaceIgloo Observatory, Williamson, AZ, United States

Description

NGC 1579 - The Trifid of the North

About 2100 light years from the earth, the Trifid of the North is about 3 light years across and contains dust, blue reflection and red emmision nebulosity.

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Dave (Photon)
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