Imaging telescope or lens: Takahashi FSQ-106 ED
Imaging camera: Starlight Xpress SX-814 Trius Monochrome CCD
Mount: Sky-Watcher EZ-EQ6 GT
Guiding camera: Starlight-XPress Lodestar Autoguider
Dates: July 10, 2016
Integration: 95.0 hours
Avg. Moon age: 5.54 days
Avg. Moon phase: 30.94%
Astrometry.net job: 1267517
RA center: 157.070 degrees
DEC center: 68.417 degrees
Pixel scale: 0.959 arcsec/pixel
Orientation: -179.446 degrees
Field radius: 0.259 degrees
Locations: The Hills Observatory, Manchester, United Kingdom
Taken over a two year period on 34 nights. 6 filters used: R, G, B, NIR, Ha, & OIII
416 sub exposures from 6min to 1 hour long and a total integration time of 95 hours. There are too many different exposures and filters used to list in detail which is why I have just averaged the exposure time out amongst the number of sub exposures taken.
Not only is this faint dwarf galaxy recorded well with lots of nebulosity, but the whole image area is full of hundreds of fainter galaxies. Please take a look at the full size image and see how many you can find. (see image A for this)
This was taken as all my images are from Manchester UK, with lots of light pollution, so this was a real challenge. If I had dark skies, such a long integration time would not be needed.
I have added a cropped version for those who just want to view the galaxy.
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