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Contains:  NGC 6744
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NGC 6744, 





    
        

            Kfir Simon
NGC 6744

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:ASA 12" f 3.6 Astrograph ASA

Imaging camera:FLI MicroLine 8300 CCD-camera FLI

Resolution: 3358x2524

Dates:June 23, 2014

Integration: 0.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 25.90 days

Avg. Moon phase: 14.16%

Astrometry.net job: 496279

RA center: 287.498 degrees

DEC center: -63.865 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.035 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 177.158 degrees

Field radius: 0.604 degrees

Description

NGC 6744 is an intermediate spiral galaxy about 30 million light-years away in the constellation Pavo.
It is considered one of the most Milky Way-like spiral galaxies in our immediate vicinity, with flocculent (fluffy) arms and an elongated core.
It also has at least one distorted companion galaxy (NGC 6744A) superficially similar to one of the Magellanic Clouds (seen under the upper right arm) - WIKI

The small galaxy IC 4823 can be seen to the lower left of the galaxy.

Some IFN can be seen in the image (Integrated flux nebula)

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NGC 6744, 





    
        

            Kfir Simon