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Contains:  NGC 4039, Antennae, NGC 4038

Image of the day 04/04/2017

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    NGC4038, NGC4039, Anntenae Galaxies, 


            Annette & Holger
    NGC4038, NGC4039, Anntenae Galaxies

    NGC4038, NGC4039, Anntenae Galaxies

    Technical card

    Imaging telescope or lens:TEC 500RC

    Imaging camera:FLI Proline PL 16803


    Software:Pixinsight 1.8MaximDL

    Filters:RedGreenBlueAstrodon Lum

    Accessory:FLI Atlas Focuser

    Resolution: 1976x1949

    Dates:Feb. 26, 2017Feb. 27, 2017Feb. 28, 2017

    Blue: 8x600" -20C bin 1x1
    Green: 10x600" -20C bin 1x1
    Astrodon Lum: 13x600" -20C bin 1x1
    Red: 8x600" -20C bin 1x1

    Integration: 6.5 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 10.76 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 1.78% job: 1516240

    RA center: 12h 1' 59"

    DEC center: -18° 51' 36"

    Pixel scale: 0.826 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: -1.573 degrees

    Field radius: 0.318

    Locations: La Palma, Puntagorda, Spain


    Dancing Antennae Galaxies, also taken at the beautiful Hacienda Los Andes under the world's most beautiful night sky. One of the beauties best to be captured in the Southern Hemisphere. :)



    Annette & Holger
    License: None (All rights reserved)

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    NGC4038, NGC4039, Anntenae Galaxies, 


            Annette & Holger