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NGC 1532, 


            Nicholas Jones
NGC 1532
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Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 840023

RA center: 4h 11' 56"

DEC center: -32° 52' 22"

Pixel scale: 1.071 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 92.242 degrees

Field radius: 0.576 degrees

Resolution: 620x455


NGC 1532 is a side-on barred galaxy. There is also a dwarf galaxy that is interacting with gravitationally.

Acquisition locations:
Heathcote, Victoria, Australia
Little Desert National Park during the VicSouth 2015 event.

Scope: Takahashi FS-128 mm refractor, focal length 1040mm
Camera: QSI583 WSG with a Loadstar X2 off axis guider
Acquisition: 20 x 8 mins luminance, 10 x 8mins each RGB

Mount: Astro-Physics 1100gto
Camera cooling: -20c
Image scale 1.07"/pixels
Processed with CCDStack 2.0


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NGC 1532, 


            Nicholas Jones