Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  NGC 6764
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NGC 6764

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion USA 8" Newtonian Astrograph

Mounts: Orion USA Atlas EQ-G

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion USA 80mm short tube

Guiding cameras: SBIG ST-8300C

Software: SBIG CCDOps  ·  Noel Carboni's Astro Tools for PhotoShop  ·  Noiseware Community Edition  ·  PHD2 Guiding  ·  Photoshop 7.0

Filters: Lumicon Deep Sky

Accessory: Astro-Tech Coma Corrector


Dates:April 25, 2015May 14, 2015

Frames:
Lumicon Deep Sky: 9x600" -20C bin 1x1
Lumicon Deep Sky: 10x600" -22C bin 1x1

Integration: 3.2 hours

Darks: ~2

Flats: ~14

Avg. Moon age: 16.20 days

Avg. Moon phase: 31.27%

Temperature: 9.50


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 636338

RA center: 19h 8' 13"

DEC center: +50° 55' 12"

Orientation: -168.571 degrees

Field radius: 0.312 degrees


Resolution: 620x854

Description

NGC 6764 (also IRAS 19070+5051, MCG 8-35-3, UGC 11407 and PGC 62806) is a magnitude +11.9 SBb galaxy located 111 million light-years away in the constellation Cygnus very near the Draco border. An AGN starburst galaxy.
The galaxy was discovered by American astronomer Lewis Swift using a 40.64 cm (16 inch) refractor on the 4th July 1885.

Nearby galaxies:
1. 2MASX 1909+5055 magn 12.4
2. LEDA 214716 magn 13.5

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