Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  NGC 3953
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NGC 3953, 


NGC 3953
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NGC 3953

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO RC12

Imaging cameras: Atik 4000

Mounts: Software Bisque Paramount MX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: GSO RC12

Guiding cameras: Lodestar

Focal reducers: AP CCDT67

Software: PixInsight

Filters: Baader Planetarium B 36mm  ·  Baader Planetarium R 36mm  ·  Baader Planetarium L 36mm

Dates:April 2, 2016May 2, 2016May 3, 2016May 9, 2016

Baader Planetarium B 36mm: 25x450" bin 2x2
Baader Planetarium G 36mm: 24x450" bin 2x2
Baader Planetarium L 36mm: 51x900" bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium R 36mm: 24x450" bin 2x2

Integration: 21.9 hours

Avg. Moon age: 19.35 days

Avg. Moon phase: 20.48%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1075021

RA center: 11h 53' 48"

DEC center: +52° 19' 37"

Pixel scale: 0.956 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -3.321 degrees

Field radius: 0.338 degrees

Resolution: 1800x1800

Locations: Observatorio remoto Tomas Lopez en AstroCamp, Nerpio, Albacete, Spain

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: AstroCamp


NGC 3953 is a barred spiral galaxy located in the constellation Ursa Major.
It's a member of the M109 Group, a large group of galaxies located within the constellation Ursa Major that may contain over 50 galaxies.


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NGC 3953,