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Contains:  NGC 1404, NGC 1399, NGC 1389, NGC 1382, NGC 1387, NGC 1386, NGC 1381, NGC 1380, NGC 1379, NGC 1374, NGC 1375, NGC 1365
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fornax galaxy field, 


            Nicholas Jones
fornax galaxy field

Technical card

Resolution: 4500x3600

Dates:Nov. 27, 2016

Frames: 8x360"

Integration: 0.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.73 days

Avg. Moon phase: 3.61% job: 1353089

RA center: 53.970 degrees

DEC center: -35.599 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.232 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 86.651 degrees

Field radius: 0.986 degrees

Locations: Heathcote, Victoria, Australia, Heathcote, Victoria, Australia


First light for my ML16200 camera is of a rich galaxy field in Fornax.

Location: Heathcote, Victoria, Australia
Scope: Takahashi 130 TOA NBF refractor, focal length 1000 mm
Camera: mono ML16200 with a Loadstar X2 on an Astrodon MOAG off-axis guider.
8 x 360 sec on an Astrodon luminance filter
Sensor temp: -30



Nicholas Jones
License: None (All rights reserved)

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fornax galaxy field, 


            Nicholas Jones