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Contains:  NGC 3729, NGC 3718
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NGC 3718/3729 and Hickson 56, 


            Paddy Gilliland
NGC 3718/3729 and Hickson 56

NGC 3718/3729 and Hickson 56

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:RCOS 14.5"

Imaging camera:SBIG STX KAF-16803


Guiding telescope or lens:RCOS 14.5"

Software:Pixinsight 1.8

Filters:Astrodon BlueAstrodon RedAstrodon LuminanceAstrodon Green

Resolution: 3214x3256

Dates:Feb. 25, 2017March 2, 2017March 20, 2017March 30, 2017

Astrodon Blue: 16x1200" bin 1x1
Astrodon Green: 7x1200" bin 1x1
Astrodon Luminance: 25x1200" bin 1x1
Astrodon Red: 13x1200" bin 1x1

Integration: 20.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 14.30 days

Avg. Moon phase: 19.82% job: 1522015

RA center: 173.140 degrees

DEC center: 53.052 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.550 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -35.103 degrees

Field radius: 0.350 degrees

Locations: Deep Sky West Remote Observatory (DSW), Rowe, New Mexico, United States


Getting itchy fingers waiting for this one so thought I would have a little look. May revisit when the full data set is finsihed/



Paddy Gilliland

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Sky plot


NGC 3718/3729 and Hickson 56, 


            Paddy Gilliland

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