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Contains:  NGC 3729, NGC 3718
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Perturbed pair

Technical card

Resolution: 1529x1073

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 job: 2038760

RA center: 173.292 degrees

DEC center: 53.056 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.926 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 2.042 degrees

Field radius: 0.240 degrees

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...
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons


Sky plot

Sky plot


Perturbed pair, 


            Edoardo Luca Radi...

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