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LBN 777, The Baby Eagle (and PGC 14374, The Worm)

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Resolution: 3256x2400

Dates: Dec. 29, 2016Dec. 30, 2016

Frames:
Baader Blue 36mm: 14x300" -25C bin 1x1
Baader Green 36mm: 14x300" -25C bin 1x1
Baader Luminance 36mm: 81x300" -25C bin 1x1
Baader Luminance 36mm: 8x600" -25C bin 1x1
Baader Red 36mm: 15x300" -25C bin 1x1

Integration: 11.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 14.95 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.28%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Astrometry.net job: 1392559

RA center: 61.103 degrees

DEC center: 26.371 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.930 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -0.297 degrees

Field radius: 0.522 degrees

Description

This is LBN 777, commonly known as the Baby Eagle Nebula. Near the beak is a tiny spiral that I have been calling The Worm Galaxy. It is PGC 14374, is magnitude 14.84 and just .8'x.4' in extent (TheSkyX).

The data for this was taken the nights of Dec 27th, 28th, 29th, and 30th, 2016.

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