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Contains:  NGC 1579
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NGC1579 (The Northern Trifid), 


            WJM Observatory
NGC1579 (The Northern Trifid)

NGC1579 (The Northern Trifid)

Technical card

Resolution: 1200x797

Dates:Nov. 23, 2017Nov. 24, 2017Nov. 25, 2017Dec. 8, 2017Dec. 9, 2017Dec. 10, 2017Dec. 12, 2017Dec. 20, 2017Jan. 8, 2018Jan. 9, 2018Jan. 12, 2018Jan. 13, 2018Jan. 17, 2018Jan. 20, 2018

Frames: 140x600" -10C

Integration: 23.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 14.70 days

Avg. Moon phase: 31.22% job: 1911775

RA center: 4h 30' 11"

DEC center: +35° 16' 40"

Pixel scale: 1.874 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 30.948 degrees

Field radius: 0.375

Locations: William J. Maloney Observatory, Pontotoc, Texas, United States


This is the first image processed from the Vixen VMC260L, not bad at all. This is a little more than 23 hours of data. :-)



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NGC1579 (The Northern Trifid), 


            WJM Observatory