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Image of the day 08/25/2016

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    Galaxies in Grus, 



    
        

            Rick Stevenson
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    Galaxies in Grus

    Image of the day 08/25/2016

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      Galaxies in Grus, 



    
        

            Rick Stevenson
      Galaxies in Grus
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      Galaxies in Grus

      Equipment

      Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
      Astro-Physics AP140EDF
      Filters
      Astrodon L Gen.2 E-series · Astrodon G Gen.2 E-series · Astrodon R Gen.2 E-series · Astrodon B Gen.2 E-series
      Software
      Maxim DL · DC-3 Dreams ACP
      Guiding Cameras
      Lodestar

      Acquisition details

      Frames:
      Astrodon B Gen.2 E-series: 12x900" (3h) bin 1x1
      Astrodon G Gen.2 E-series: 12x900" (3h) bin 1x1
      Astrodon L Gen.2 E-series: 36x600" (6h) bin 1x1
      Astrodon R Gen.2 E-series: 14x900" (3h 30') bin 1x1
      Integration:
      15h 30'

      Basic astrometry details

      Astrometry.net job: 1203686

      RA center: 23h17m03s.4

      DEC center: -42°3151

      Pixel scale: 1.599 arcsec/pixel

      Orientation: -89.865 degrees

      Field radius: 1.649 degrees

      Resolution: 5870x4546

      Description

      The four large galaxies towards the centre of the field are the Grus Quartet but the field contains many other galaxies (more than 800 NGC and PGC galaxies in the full field.) Captured at the Queensland Astrofest (Australia) over a few nights in August 2016.

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