Contains:NGC 6744

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    Spiral galaxy NGC6744 in Pavo, 




    

        Rick Stevenson
    Spiral galaxy NGC6744 in Pavo

    Spiral galaxy NGC6744 in Pavo

    Technical card

    Resolution: 3072x2416

    Frames:
    Astrodon 3nm Ha: 12x1800"
    Astrodon B Gen.2 E-series: 15x1200"
    Astrodon G Gen.2 E-series: 15x1200"
    Astrodon L Gen.2 E-series: 21x1200"
    Astrodon R Gen.2 E-series: 9x1200"

    Integration: 26.0 hours

    Astrometry.net job: 2171769

    RA center: 287.410 degrees

    DEC center: -63.851 degrees

    Pixel scale: 0.633 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 74.936 degrees

    Field radius: 0.344 degrees

    Data source: Amateur hosting facility

    Description

    NGC 6744 is a Milky Way-like spiral galaxy approximately 30 million light-years away in the Southern constellation of Pavo. The satellite galaxy at approximately 11 o'clock is NGC 6744A.

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    Spiral galaxy NGC6744 in Pavo, 




    

        Rick Stevenson