Contains: NGC 1365

Image of the day 12/17/2015

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NGC 1365

Technical card

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

Imaging camera: Alta U16M

Mount: Astro-Physics AP900

Software: DC-3 Dreams ACPMaxim DL

Filter: Astrodon E-series 2 LRGB

Accessory: FLI Atlas focuser

Resolution: 1920x1623

Frames: 47x900"

Integration: 11.8 hours

Astrometry.net job: 883850

RA center: 53.423 degrees

DEC center: -36.156 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.671 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -89.935 degrees

Field radius: 0.234 degrees

Description

I was hoping to add more data to this capture from 2013 but never got the chance so here's the best I can do with it at present. It would benefit from a few more hours of RGB and Luminance. It's a very cool galaxy despite the limited data.

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Rick Stevenson
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NGC 1365, Rick Stevenson