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Contains:  NGC 7479

Image of the day 12/24/2014

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    NGC 7479, 


            Lorenzo Siciliano
    NGC 7479

    NGC 7479

    Technical card

    Resolution: 1499x1000 job: 475327

    RA center: 346.233 degrees

    DEC center: 12.330 degrees

    Pixel scale: 0.604 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 8.057 degrees

    Field radius: 0.151 degrees


    Hi all,
    This is an extended astro collaboration.
    Authors are: Colin McGill, Detlef Hartmann, Francesco Corrao, Aldo Grassi and me.
    The last three are worldwide :) known as M-PIG (Mount Pollino Imaging Group) - pun intended :D
    Jokes apart, this galaxy is a real beauty. In a heavily stretched version one can see something that resembles a stellar stream, starting from the end of the lower spiral arm and extending to the lower right side of the image.
    In this version, this feature is barely visible.
    Anyway, here are some tech data.

    Colin McGill
    Ian King Ikharos 8" - Atik 460ex - filters Baader LRGB
    Lum: 52x600" bin 1x1
    Red: 25x600" bin 1x1
    Green: 20x600" bin 1x1
    Blue: 30x600" bin 1x1

    Detlef Hartmann
    Newtonian 17,5" - Sbig ST10XME+AO8
    Lum: 34x300" bin 1x1
    Red: 9x300" bin 2x2
    Green: 9x300" bin 2x2
    Blue: 15x300" bin 2x2

    M-PIG (Francesco Corrao - Aldo Grassi - Lorenzo Siciliano)
    Celestron C11 - Sbig ST8XME+AO8 - Filters Custom Scientific, Astrodon LRGB and Astronomik LRGB
    Lum: 15x1200" bin 1x1
    Red: 4x400" bin 2x2
    Green: 4x400" bin 2x2
    Blue: 4x400" bin 2x2

    Total exposure time:
    Lum: 16,5 h
    Red: 5,36 h
    Green: 4,52 h
    Blue: 6,69 h




    Lorenzo Siciliano
    License: None (All rights reserved)

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    NGC 7479, 


            Lorenzo Siciliano

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