Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Pisces (Psc)  ·  Contains:  NGC 266
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NGC 266 in Pisces, 


            John D (jaddbd)
NGC 266 in Pisces
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NGC 266 in Pisces

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech AT10RCCF

Imaging cameras: QSI 640 wsg-8

Mounts: AP900GTO

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech AT10RCCF

Guiding cameras: starlight Xpress lodestar

Software: photoshop cs5  ·  FocusMax  ·  bf-astro Excalibrator  ·  CCD Commander  ·  Cyanogen Maxim DL6  ·  Foster systems Roof controller  ·  ccdstack 2.0

Filters: Astrodon LRGB CCD Imaging Filters (I-Series)

Dates:Oct. 4, 2016

Frames: 93x600"

Integration: 15.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 3.15 days

Avg. Moon phase: 10.83%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1876366

RA center: 0h 49' 48"

DEC center: +32° 16' 40"

Pixel scale: 0.765 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 270.327 degrees

Field radius: 0.266 degrees

Resolution: 2048x1444

Locations: Home Observatory, Glenwood, Maryland, United States

Data source: Backyard


Neglected Ngc 266 in Pisces. A large galaxy considering it is estimated to be 200 MLY distant. Listed as Liner-type active galaxy. Pretty choppy seeing. Shot this last year - just got around to processing now.


L 57 x 600 1x1
RGB 24 x 300 each 2x2


John D


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NGC 266 in Pisces, 


            John D (jaddbd)

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