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Contains:  NGC 5248
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Caldwell 45 Galaxy (NGC 5248), 


Caldwell 45 Galaxy (NGC 5248)

Caldwell 45 Galaxy (NGC 5248)

Technical card

Resolution: 1237x999

Dates:May 6, 2016

Frames:Meade LPR: 24x300" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 2.0 hours

Darks: ~2

Bias: ~10

Avg. Moon age: 29.18 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.14%

Temperature: 16.00 job: 1067074

RA center: 204.370 degrees

DEC center: 8.891 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.926 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 1.241 degrees

Field radius: 0.426 degrees

Locations: Home Observatory, Syke, Niedersachsen, Germany


Caldwell 45 is a spiral galaxy ca. 70 million lightyears away, spread over 150 million ly. Magn. 11
The visible spiral arms are rich of new star forming regions (the little knots, best seen at high res.)

The very faint outer arms of this galaxy are not yet visible.
I need to add more light, perhabs using special filter, like Ha

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Caldwell 45 Galaxy (NGC 5248),