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Contains:  IC 5294, IC 5308, IC 5313, NGC 7531, NGC 7552, NGC 7582, NGC 7590, NGC 7599

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

    Technical card

    Astrodon B Gen.2 E-series: 12x900" bin 1x1
    Astrodon G Gen.2 E-series: 12x900" bin 1x1
    Astrodon L Gen.2 E-series: 36x600" bin 1x1
    Astrodon R Gen.2 E-series: 14x900" bin 1x1

    Integration: 15.5 hours

    Basic astrometry details job: 1203686

    RA center: 23h 17' 3"

    DEC center: -42° 31' 51"

    Pixel scale: 1.599 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: -89.865 degrees

    Field radius: 1.649 degrees

    Resolution: 5870x4546


    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.



    Rick Stevenson
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      Galaxies in Grus, 


            Rick Stevenson
    • Final
      Galaxies in Grus, 


            Rick Stevenson

    Sky plot

    Sky plot


    Galaxies in Grus, 


            Rick Stevenson