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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


    Frames:
    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

    Astrometry.net 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

    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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