Contains: NGC 7424
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NGC 7424 - a barred spiral in Grus

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens: Ceravolo 300 Astrograph (f/9)

Imaging camera: Alta U16M

Mount: Astro-Physics AP900

Guiding telescope or lens: Ceravolo 300 Astrograph (f/9)

Guiding camera: Lodestar

Software: Pleaides Astrophoto PixInsight 1.8DC-3 Dreams ACPMaxim DL

Filter: Astrodon E-series 2 LRGB

Accessory: FLI Atlas focuser

Resolution: 3000x2400

Frames: 94x600"

Integration: 15.7 hours

Astrometry.net job: 865928

RA center: 344.384 degrees

DEC center: -41.155 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.669 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -89.664 degrees

Field radius: 0.357 degrees

Description

NGC 7424 is a faint grand design spiral galaxy in Grus. Imaged over three nights from a dark site, it was quite a challenge to process.

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Rick Stevenson
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NGC 7424 - a barred spiral in Grus, Rick Stevenson