Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cetus (Cet)  ·  Contains:  IC 1613
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IC1613 in HaRGB, 



    
        

            Frank Zoltowski
IC1613 in HaRGB
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IC1613 in HaRGB

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IC1613 in HaRGB, 



    
        

            Frank Zoltowski
IC1613 in HaRGB
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IC1613 in HaRGB

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Physics AP155EDFS

Imaging cameras: QHY22

Mounts: Losmandy Titan

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Astro-Physics AP155EDFS

Guiding cameras: QHY5L-II Mono

Focal reducers: Astro-Physics AP 0.75 Reducer

Software: Sequence Generator Pro  ·  PixInsight  ·  Open PHD PHD 2

Filters: Astrodon Ha 5nm Ha 5nm  ·  Astrodon E Series Gen 2 L  ·  Astrodon E Series Gen 2 B  ·  Astrodon E Series Gen 2 G  ·  Astrodon E Series Gen 2 R

Accessory: Xagyl Filter USB Wheel Xagyl FW8125  ·  usbFocus Stepper Motor and Controller


Frames:
Astrodon E Series Gen 2 B: 12x300" -25C bin 1x1
Astrodon E Series Gen 2 G: 12x300" -25C bin 1x1
Astrodon E Series Gen 2 L: 46x160" -25C bin 1x1
Astrodon E Series Gen 2 R: 12x300" -25C bin 1x1
Astrodon Ha 5nm Ha 5nm: 13x600" -25C bin 1x1

Integration: 7.2 hours


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1388954

RA center: 1h 4' 51"

DEC center: +2° 8' 34"

Pixel scale: 1.092 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -6.104 degrees

Field radius: 0.457 degrees


Resolution: 2418x1797

Data source: Backyard

Description

IC1613 is an irregular dwarf galaxy in the constellation Cetus. At a distance of about 2.4 Mly it is a member of the Local Group. It is the only irregular galaxiy other than the Magellanic Clouds that RR Lyrae type variables have been observed. Ha was added to enhance the HII regions in this galaxy.

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IC1613 in HaRGB, 



    
        

            Frank Zoltowski