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Contains:  NGC 5128
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NGC5128 - Centaurus-A in closup, 


NGC5128 - Centaurus-A in closup

NGC5128 - Centaurus-A in closup

Technical card

Resolution: 1246x861

Dates:Feb. 11, 2012

Frames: 24x600"

Integration: 4.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 18.65 days

Avg. Moon phase: 83.89% job: 98757

RA center: 13h 25' 28"

DEC center: -43° 1' 37"

Pixel scale: 0.694 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 39.787 degrees

Field radius: 0.146

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


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

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.



License: None (All rights reserved)

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NGC5128 - Centaurus-A in closup,