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Contains:  NGC 4488, M 49, NGC 4472, NGC 4470, NGC 4467, NGC 4466, NGC 4464
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M49 (Arp 134), 





    
        

            Gary Imm
M49 (Arp 134)

M49 (Arp 134)

Technical card

Resolution: 3680x2070

Dates:June 27, 2017

Frames:
Blue: 20x60" (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1
Green: 20x60" (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1
Luminance: 60x60" (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1
Red: 20x60" (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 2.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 3.83 days

Avg. Moon phase: 15.70%

Astrometry.net job: 1640286

RA center: 12h 29' 46"

DEC center: +8° 0' 21"

Pixel scale: 0.850 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -78.121 degrees

Field radius: 0.499

Locations: Backyard (Mag 20.8 - New Moon), Onalaska, Texas, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

This object is a rather featureless elliptical galaxy located in the southern constellation of Virgo. It is larger than our Milky Way and contains more than 200 billion stars. The galaxy appears yellowish, indicating that its stars are mostly older. 10 other smaller galaxies are also seen in this image

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M49 (Arp 134), 





    
        

            Gary Imm

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