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NGC 3226 - Arp 94

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Imaging telescope or lens: TEC-140

Software: PhotoShopPleaides Astrophoto PixInsight

Filter: Baader Planetarium LRGB 1.25"

Accessory: ATIK EFW2

Resolution: 2991x2449

Dates: April 4, 2017

Frames: 13x1200"

Integration: 4.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 7.61 days

Avg. Moon phase: 52.39%

Astrometry.net job: 1544447

RA center: 156.071 degrees

DEC center: 19.903 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.818 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 176.908 degrees

Field radius: 0.976 degrees

Description

The field around NGC 3226. Another galaxy of my favorite catalogue at the moment - Arp 94. You might notice a very faint loop pointing upwards from the interacting pair.
Captured at Olly Penrice's Les Granges in south of France. We wanted to add colour, but waxing gibbous kept us from getting good data without too much background. Atik11000 on a TEC140 mounted on an Avalon Linear.
Processing in PI (DBE, Decon, MLT, HT, HDRMT) and some cosmetic operations in PS.

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Michael Lorenz
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NGC 3226 - Arp 94, Michael Lorenz

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