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Contains:  M 60, NGC 4649, NGC 4647, NGC 4637, NGC 4638, IC 809, M 59, NGC 4621, IC 3665
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M59 and M60, 





    
        

            Frank Zoltowski
M59 and M60

M59 and M60

Technical card

Resolution: 2404x1784

Frames:
Astrodon E Series Gen 2 B: 9x420" -25C bin 1x1
Astrodon E Series Gen 2 G: 9x420" -25C bin 1x1
Astrodon E Series Gen 2 L: 26x300" -25C bin 1x1
Astrodon E Series Gen 2 R: 9x420" -25C bin 1x1

Integration: 5.3 hours

Astrometry.net job: 1470877

RA center: 12h 42' 51"

DEC center: +11° 36' 50"

Pixel scale: 1.093 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 173.810 degrees

Field radius: 0.455

Locations: Tebbutt Observatory, Edgewood, New Mexico, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

M59 and M60 in LRGB. A couple of elliptical galaxies, usually a bit on the boring side are located in a interesting field accompanied by a plethora of smaller galaxies.

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Frank Zoltowski
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons
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M59 and M60, 





    
        

            Frank Zoltowski