Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  NGC 5351  ·  NGC 5378  ·  NGC 5380  ·  NGC 5394  ·  NGC 5395  ·  NGC 5403
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A "Cosmic Triangle" in Canes Venatici, 



    
        

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A "Cosmic Triangle" in Canes Venatici
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A "Cosmic Triangle" in Canes Venatici

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Canon EF 400mm f/5,6L USM

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 60Da

Mounts: iOptron ZEQ25GT

Software: PixInsight  ·  DeepSkyStacker 3.3.4  ·  Noel Carboni's StarSpikes Pro 4  ·  Noel Carboni's Actions  ·  Elements Photoshop


Dates:April 18, 2018

Frames: 512x30" (4h 16')

Integration: 4h 16'

Avg. Moon age: 2.59 days

Avg. Moon phase: 7.40%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2037197

RA center: 13h 56' 50"

DEC center: +37° 47' 52"

Pixel scale: 2.824 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 358.590 degrees

Field radius: 1.153 degrees


Resolution: 2562x1438

Locations: Home, Mestre, Venezia, Italy

Data source: Backyard

Description

The Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 5378 appears inside a triangle,

on whose vertices are:

NGC 5395, NGC 5403 and NGC 5351.

Darkness: Bortle's class 7

seeing 3 (Antoniadi)

cropping-resampling from original picture of 3465x5202 resolution

512x30s ISO 1600

20 dark

no flat

no bias

(unguided)

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A "Cosmic Triangle" in Canes Venatici, 



    
        

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