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Contains:  NGC 3718, NGC 3729
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Perturbed pair

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: C9.25

Imaging cameras: SBIG ST-2000XM

Mounts: 10 Micron GM1000 HPS

Guiding cameras: 10Micron HPS System

Focal reducers: Astro-Physics Telecompressor CCDT67

Software: Pixinsight  ·  APT - Astro Photography Tool

Filters: Astrodon L CCD 1.25"  ·  Astrodon R CCD 1.25"  ·  Astrodon G CCD 1.25"  ·  Astrodon B CCD 1.25"

Dates:Feb. 25, 2017

Astrodon B CCD 1.25": 12x300" bin 1x1
Astrodon G CCD 1.25": 13x300" bin 1x1
Astrodon L CCD 1.25": 40x300" -35C bin 1x1
Astrodon R CCD 1.25": 14x300" bin 1x1

Integration: 6.6 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~20

Bias: ~40

Avg. Moon age: 28.37 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.52%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00

Temperature: -7.00

Basic astrometry details job: 3374960

RA center: 11h 33' 10"

DEC center: +53° 3' 21"

Pixel scale: 0.926 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 2.042 degrees

Field radius: 0.240 degrees

Resolution: 1529x1073

Locations: Bazena - Passo Crocedomini, Breno, Brescia, Italy


Here the NGC 3718 -NGC3729 Couple of interacting galaxies.

Same PGC galaxies are also visible

The night was cold and clear, but the turbulence was very strong, with an average FWHM of more than 4" for all the night.

Anyway I think that the image is enjoyable



Edoardo Luca Radi...


Sky plot

Sky plot


Perturbed pair, 


            Edoardo Luca Radi...

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