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Contains:  NGC 3729, NGC 3718
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NGC 3718 & 2729

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:AG Optics 17" IDK

Imaging camera:SBIG STXL 11002M

Mount:AP1600 Astro-Physics

Guiding telescope or lens:AG Optics 17" IDK

Guiding camera:SBIG STXL 11002M

Software:CCDWare FocusMax V.4TheSkyXPixinsight 1.8Maxim DL 6CCDStackCCD Autopilot 5


Resolution: 3970x2640

Dates:May 13, 2017May 14, 2017

Blue: 6x900" bin 1x1
Green: 6x900" bin 1x1
Luminance: 40x900" bin 1x1
Red: 6x900" bin 1x1

Integration: 14.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 17.54 days

Avg. Moon phase: 91.35% job: 1578322

RA center: 173.145 degrees

DEC center: 53.067 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.646 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 130.922 degrees

Field radius: 0.428 degrees


Best i could do with only 1.5 hrs each of RGB...... I was able to resolve the central dust lane in the small edge on galaxy (pcg 35631) just below and to the right of 3718!



Dan Wilson
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Sky plot

Sky plot


NGC 3718 & 2729, 


            Dan Wilson