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Contains:  IC 1251, IC 1254, NGC 6340
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NGC 6340, 


            James Schrader
NGC 6340
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NGC 6340

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech AT6RC

Imaging cameras: Atik 428ex Mono

Mounts: Orion Atlas EQ-G

Software: Sequence Generator Pro  ·  PixInsight

Filters: Astronomik B 1.25"  ·  Astronomik G 1.25"  ·  Astronomik R 1.25"  ·  Astronomik L 1.25"

Accessory: Astro-Physics CCDT67 Telecompressor

Dates:Aug. 27, 2017Aug. 28, 2017

Astronomik B 1.25": 6x600" -7C bin 2x2
Astronomik G 1.25": 6x600" -7C bin 2x2
Astronomik L 1.25": 36x600" -7C bin 1x1
Astronomik R 1.25": 6x600" -7C bin 2x2

Integration: 9.0 hours

Flats: ~100

Bias: ~300

Avg. Moon age: 6.17 days

Avg. Moon phase: 37.33%

Basic astrometry details job: 1732486

RA center: 17h 10' 21"

DEC center: +72° 18' 25"

Pixel scale: 0.933 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 82.058 degrees

Field radius: 0.311 degrees

Resolution: 1922x1439

Locations: Home (Front Yard), Jefferson City, MO, United States


NGC 6340 is an unbarred spiral galaxy located approximately 55 million light years away in the constellation Draco.



James Schrader
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    NGC 6340, 


            James Schrader

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NGC 6340, 


            James Schrader