Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Volans (Vol)  ·  Contains:  NGC 2442
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NGC 2442, the Meathook Galaxy, 



    
        

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NGC 2442, the Meathook Galaxy

Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
NGC 2442, the Meathook Galaxy, 



    
        

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NGC 2442, the Meathook Galaxy

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher Quattro 250 CF

Imaging cameras: Nikon D750

Mounts: NEQ6 Pro

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight

Accessory: Siebert Optics 3x 2" barlow


Dates:Jan. 15, 2017

Frames: 30x120" (1h)

Integration: 1h

Avg. Moon age: 17.96 days

Avg. Moon phase: 88.87%


RA center: 07h36m30s.254

DEC center: -69°3144.91

Pixel scale: 0.338 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 79.611 degrees

Field radius: 0.299 degrees

More info:Open 


Resolution: 5299x3521

Locations: Back yard, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Data source: Backyard

Description

Taking another stab with the 3x barlow. While still not able to properly focus with it and the near full moon made it difficult to get much out of the images, it came out mediocre/ok

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NGC 2442, the Meathook Galaxy, 



    
        

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