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Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  IC 3543, NGC 4562, NGC 4565
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The Needle Galaxy from Lahore Bortle 8 Sky, 



    
        

            subanday
The Needle Galaxy from Lahore Bortle 8 Sky
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The Needle Galaxy from Lahore Bortle 8 Sky

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron C8-A XLT  ·  SkyWatcher Finder/Guider 8x50

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM Cooled PRO

Mounts: Celestron Advanced VX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher Finder/Guider 8x50

Guiding cameras: Rising tech planetary Camera

Focal reducers: Celestron 0.63x Focal Reducer/Flattener

Software: PHD Labs PHD 2 Guiding  ·  APT - Astro Photography Tool APT 2.82  ·  DeepSky Stacker (DSS) DeepSkyStacker3.3.2

Filters: Optolong UHC 2"


Dates:March 16, 2018

Frames: 155x30"

Integration: 1.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 28.51 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.17%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2026778

RA center: 12h 36' 22"

DEC center: +26° 3' 0"

Pixel scale: 1.519 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.502 degrees

Field radius: 0.383 degrees


Resolution: 1500x1025

Description

It popped up beautifully even on short integration time ... great target for urban areas ..

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The Needle Galaxy from Lahore Bortle 8 Sky, 



    
        

            subanday