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    NGC 3718 (Arp 214), 


    NGC 3718 (Arp 214)
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    NGC 3718 (Arp 214)

    Technical card

    Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO RC12

    Imaging cameras: Atik 4000

    Mounts: Software Bisque Paramount MX

    Guiding cameras: Lodestar

    Focal reducers: AP CCDT67

    Filters: Baader Planetarium B 36mm  ·  Baader Planetarium G 36mm  ·  Baader Planetarium R 36mm  ·  Baader Planetarium L 36mm

    Dates:Jan. 25, 2015March 10, 2015March 11, 2015March 12, 2015

    Baader Planetarium B 36mm: 28x450" bin 2x2
    Baader Planetarium G 36mm: 28x450" bin 2x2
    Baader Planetarium L 36mm: 97x900" bin 1x1
    Baader Planetarium R 36mm: 28x450" bin 2x2

    Integration: 34.8 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 16.38 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 61.77%

    Basic astrometry details

    Astrometry.net job: 570015

    RA center: 11h 32' 35"

    DEC center: +53° 4' 1"

    Pixel scale: 0.956 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 176.826 degrees

    Field radius: 0.338 degrees

    Resolution: 1800x1800

    Locations: Observatorio remoto Tomas Lopez en AstroCamp, Nerpio, Albacete, Spain

    Data source: Own remote observatory

    Remote source: AstroCamp


    NGC 3718, also called Arp 214, is a galaxy located approximately 52 million light years from Earth in the constellation Ursa Major. It is either a lenticular or spiral galaxy.

    Collaboration between Salvatore Iovene, Jaime Alemany and me.



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    NGC 3718 (Arp 214),