Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Centaurus (Cen)  ·  Contains:  NGC 5128
NGC5128 - Centaurus-A in closup, 



    
        

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NGC5128 - Centaurus-A in closup
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NGC5128 - Centaurus-A in closup

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
GSO RC 8" f/8
Imaging Cameras
SBIG ST8300M
Mounts
Sky-Watcher NEQ-6 Goto
Filters
Astronomik LRGB 36mm
Accessories
Teleskop-Service TSOAG 9mm
Software
photoshop · ccdstack 2.0
Guiding Cameras
Starlight-XPress Loadstar guider

Acquisition details

Dates:
Feb. 11, 2012
Frames:
24x600" (4h)
Integration:
4h
Avg. Moon age:
18.65 days
Avg. Moon phase:
83.89%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 98757

RA center: 13h25m28s.3

DEC center: -43°0137

Pixel scale: 0.694 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 39.787 degrees

Field radius: 0.146 degrees

Resolution: 620x428

Locations: Lily's Flower Observatory, Santa Rita do Sapucai, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Description

NCG5128 - Centaurus A in Close-up

NGC5128 is a lenticular galaxy distant from Earth 14 million light years.

Its apparent diameter is 25 x 20 arcminutes and its magnitude is 6.0

Image:

Luminance: 24 x 10m 1x1

Blue: 24 x 5 m - 2x2

Red and Green: 20 x 5 m 2x2

Scope: RC-8" f/8 on NEQ-6

CCD: ST-8300M

Guided: OAG Lumicon, Lodestar and PHD.

Bias, Flats and Darks applied.

Processing: CCDStack and PS-3.

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NGC5128 - Centaurus-A in closup, 



    
        

            Fernando