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NGC 5248, a galaxy in Bootes

Contains: Extremely wide field

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Resolution: 1902x1925

Dates: March 27, 2017March 28, 2017March 29, 2017April 21, 2017

Frames: Hutech IDAS LPS-P2: 35x600" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 5.8 hours

Darks: ~15

Flats: ~21

Flat darks: ~11

Avg. Moon age: 20.58 days

Avg. Moon phase: 9.29%

Mean SQM: 18.40

Astrometry.net job: 1572354

RA center: 204.380 degrees

DEC center: 8.883 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.654 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -178.975 degrees

Field radius: 0.246 degrees

Locations: Home observatory, Rescaldina, Milano, Italy

Description

NGC 5248 is a compact intermediate spiral galaxy about 59 million light-years away in the constellation Bootes.
Image taken from my home terrace under heavy light pollution.

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Roberto Marinoni
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