Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Pavo (Pav)  ·  Contains:  IC 4820  ·  NGC 6744
NGC 6744, 


NGC 6744
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NGC 6744

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: ASA N12

Imaging cameras: SBIG STT 8300M

Mounts: Paramount MX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: ASA N12

Guiding cameras: SBIG STT 8300M

Software: Software Bisque The Sky X Pro  ·  Photoshop CS5  ·  CCDStack 2+

Filters: Baader Planetariun LRGB Ha - O3 - S2 38mm

Accessory: SBIG CFW8G

Dates:Aug. 20, 2014

Frames: 63x600"

Integration: 10.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 24.95 days

Avg. Moon phase: 21.92%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 345021

RA center: 19h 9' 39"

DEC center: -63° 50' 45"

Pixel scale: 2.106 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 75.612 degrees

Field radius: 0.564 degrees

Resolution: 620x431

Locations: Home Observatory, Werribee, Victoria, Australia


This is NGC 6744 a nice spiral galaxy in the deep south constellation of Pavo. Our galaxy is though to be very similar to this one. This galaxy has a low surface brightness and has taken a lot of time to acquire the image. It could probably do with more data, if the weather co-operates.


Sky plot

Sky plot


NGC 6744,