Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Contains:  Barnard's galaxy  ·  IC 4895  ·  NGC 6822
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NGC6822 - Barnard's Galaxy, 


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NGC6822 - Barnard's Galaxy
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NGC6822 - Barnard's Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Meade LX200 14" ACF

Imaging cameras: Canon Rebel T5i

Mounts: Mountain Instruments MI-250

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Meade LX200 14" ACF

Guiding cameras: Lodestar

Focal reducers: Optec Lepus 0.62x Telecompressor

Dates:Aug. 5, 2016

Frames: 85x600"

Integration: 14.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 2.60 days

Avg. Moon phase: 7.45%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1224436

RA center: 19h 45' 2"

DEC center: -14° 48' 57"

Pixel scale: 1.845 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -92.028 degrees

Field radius: 0.314 degrees

Resolution: 620x409

Locations: William J. Maloney Observatory, Pontotoc, Texas, United States


Tough guy with a DSLR but we rise to the challenge. This is Barnard's Galaxy, a faint ball of fuzz but a galaxy nonetheless. It is a joy to image him no matter what!



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NGC6822 - Barnard's Galaxy, 


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