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Contains:  NGC 6744, IC 4820
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NGC 6744, 


NGC 6744

NGC 6744

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:ASA N12

Imaging camera:SBIG STT 8300M

Mount:Paramount MX

Guiding telescope or lens:ASA N12

Guiding camera:SBIG STT 8300M

Software:Photoshop CS5CCDStack 2+Software Bisque The Sky X Pro

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

Accessory:SBIG CFW8G

Resolution: 1583x1100

Dates:Aug. 20, 2014

Frames: 63x600"

Integration: 10.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 24.95 days

Avg. Moon phase: 21.92% 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

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.



License: Attribution-NonCommercial Creative Commons

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NGC 6744,