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Contains:  NGC 300
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NGC300

NGC300

Technical card

Resolution: 1701x1276

Dates:Aug. 22, 2017

Frames: 62x180"

Integration: 3.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 0.79 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.70%

Astrometry.net job: 1758095

RA center: 13.755 degrees

DEC center: -37.674 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.457 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 228.209 degrees

Field radius: 0.430 degrees

Locations: Hakos Guest Farm, 100km past Windhoek, Namibia

Description

NGC300 is one of the great galaxies of the southern sky, in the constellation Sculptor. It's a Sc type resembling a lot the Triangulum Galaxy. Its distance is about 7 Million Lightyears only, just about 3 times as far as the Andromeda. Its stars are partly resolved, and partly faint star groups look like noise blotches but they aren't. I did referencing with the great CHART32 pic available on the net: Every suspect speck is resolved there into small stars. I need a bigger telescope! :-)

In the field lots of background galaxies, and even galaxy clusters - check out the annotated version.

Taken with 8" f/4 Newtonian on CGE Pro.

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