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NGC 2685

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens: Celestron C11

Imaging camera: SBIG ST8XME

Mount: Synta EQ6

Filter: Custom Scientific LRGB filter set (1.25")

Accessories: SBIG AO8SBIG CFW 10

Resolution: 1530x1020

Dates: Dec. 18, 2015Dec. 21, 2015Dec. 18, 2016

Frames:
Blue: 3x600" bin 2x2
Green: 3x600" bin 2x2
Custom Scientific Luminance: 39x900" bin 1x1
Red: 3x600" bin 2x2

Integration: 11.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 11.93 days

Avg. Moon phase: 66.19%

Astrometry.net job: 1381605

RA center: 133.901 degrees

DEC center: 58.737 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.598 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 87.587 degrees

Field radius: 0.153 degrees

Locations: Dintorni di Potenza, Potenza, Basilicata, Italy

Description

Hi all.
This is another astrocollaboration with my good friend Aldo.
This galaxy is a very interesting object, very peculiar.
Enjoy.
Lorenzo

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NGC 2685, Lorenzo Siciliano