Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Dorado (Dor)  ·  Contains:  NGC 1566
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The Spanish Dancer!!! NGC 1566

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher / Sidereal Trading Mod. 10 inch F4 Klauss Helmerichs C.F. Tube

Imaging cameras: ZWO Optical ZWO ASI 1600MM cool

Mounts: TAKAHASHI NJP Temma 2

Guiding telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher / Sidereal Trading Mod. 10 inch F4 Klauss Helmerichs C.F. Tube

Guiding cameras: QHY5L-II

Software: Seqence Generator Pro  ·  Aries Productions Astro Pixel Processor APP  ·  Adobe Lightroom Light room CC

Filters: ZWO GREEN  ·  ZWO RED  ·  ZWO BLUE  ·  ZWO H-alpha

Accessory: Nexdome Observatory  ·  ZWO Optical Off Axis Guider  ·  ZWO Optical Zwo Filter Wheel 7 x 36mm  ·  QHYCCD Polemaster


Dates:Nov. 22, 2017

Frames:
ZWO BLUE: 30x60" (30') (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 2x2
ZWO GREEN: 30x60" (30') (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 2x2
ZWO LUM: 50x60" (50') (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 2x2
ZWO RED: 30x60" (30') (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 2x2

Integration: 2h 20'

Avg. Moon age: 3.59 days

Avg. Moon phase: 13.92%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1831188

RA center: 4h 19' 44"

DEC center: -54° 48' 50"

Pixel scale: 1.369 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 272.825 degrees

Field radius: 0.406 degrees


Resolution: 1756x1213

Description

NGC 1566, sometimes known as the Spanish Dancer, is an intermediate spiral galaxy in the constellation Dorado. It is the dominant and brightest member of the Dorado Group, being among the brightest Seyfert galaxies in the sky. Wikipedia

Magnitude: 10.3

Constellation: Dorado

Apparent size (V): 8′.3 × 6′.6

Apparent magnitude (V): 10.3

Redshift: 0.005017

Distance: 38.4 ± 18.6 Mly; (11.8 ± 5.7 Mpc)

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