Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  Helix galaxy  ·  NGC 2685

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    NGC 2685, 


            Lorenzo Siciliano
    NGC 2685
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    NGC 2685

    Technical card

    Imaging telescopes or lenses: C11

    Imaging cameras: SBIG ST8XME

    Mounts: Synta EQ6

    Filters: Custom Scientific LRGB filter set (1.25")

    Accessory: SBIG CFW 10  ·  SBIG AO8

    Dates:Dec. 18, 2015Dec. 21, 2015Dec. 18, 2016

    Blue: 3x600" bin 2x2
    Green: 3x600" bin 2x2
    Custom Scientific Luminance: 39x900" bin 1x1
    Red: 3x600" bin 2x2

    Integration: 11.2 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 12.46 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 68.17%

    Basic astrometry details

    Astrometry.net job: 1381605

    RA center: 8h 55' 36"

    DEC center: +58° 44' 13"

    Pixel scale: 0.598 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 92.413 degrees

    Field radius: 0.153 degrees

    Resolution: 1530x1020

    Locations: Dintorni di Potenza, Potenza, Basilicata, Italy


    Hi all.
    This is another astrocollaboration with my good friend Aldo.
    This galaxy is a very interesting object, very peculiar.


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    NGC 2685, 


            Lorenzo Siciliano

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