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Contains:  NGC 4976, NGC 4945, The star ξ2Cen, The star ξ1Cen
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NGC 4945 in Centaurus, 


            Carsten Jacobs
NGC 4945 in Centaurus

NGC 4945 in Centaurus

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:IAS AK3 20" Newton Astrograph

Imaging camera:FLI MicroLine MicroLine 16803

Mount:Bath IAS Frame Mount for AK3

Guiding telescope or lens:IAS AK3 20" Newton Astrograph

Guiding camera:Starlight Xpress Lodestar X2 Guidecam


Resolution: 4096x4096

Dates:April 26, 2017

B: 4x300" -20C bin 1x1
G: 4x300" -20C bin 1x1
R: 4x300" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 1.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 29.52 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.00% job: 1615789

RA center: 196.531 degrees

DEC center: -49.621 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.971 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -178.548 degrees

Field radius: 0.781 degrees

Locations: IAS Hakos, Windhoek, Namibia


This galaxy appears very similar to our own galaxy



Carsten Jacobs
License: None (All rights reserved)

Sky plot

Sky plot


NGC 4945 in Centaurus, 


            Carsten Jacobs