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Contains:  NGC 4039, Antennae, NGC 4038, NGC 4027
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Antenna Galaxy, 





    
        

            Andre van Zegveld
Antenna Galaxy

Antenna Galaxy

Technical card

Resolution: 2665x2830

Dates:April 12, 2018

Frames: 47x600"

Integration: 7.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 25.95 days

Avg. Moon phase: 13.80%

Astrometry.net job: 2021375

RA center: 180.375 degrees

DEC center: -18.957 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.397 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 85.420 degrees

Field radius: 0.754 degrees

Locations: E-eye Remote Hosting of Telescopes - Spain, Fregenal de la Sierra, Spain

Description

The Antennae Galaxies, also known as NGC 4038/NGC 4039, are a pair of interacting galaxies in the constellation Corvus. They are currently going through a starburst phase, in which the collision of clouds of gas and dust, with entangled magnetic fields, causes rapid star formation. Photo made with CFF-185 APO, ?Camera: SBIG STL-11000, Mount: Paramount ME, Integration R:G:B = 150:150:150 minutes, 7.5 hours total. Location: e-EyE remote hosting, Spain. ?(c) Andre van Zegveld, 2018

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Antenna Galaxy, 





    
        

            Andre van Zegveld

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