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

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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
Accessories
Siebert Optics 3x 2" barlow
Software
Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight

Acquisition details

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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