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NGC5128 Centaurus A, 


            Kevin Parker
NGC5128 Centaurus A

NGC5128 Centaurus A

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses:Meade LX90 ACF 8" SCTGSO 10" F4

Imaging camera:Canon 1100D full spectrum

Mount:Skywatcher HEQ5 Pro

Guiding telescope or lens:Mizar 68mm Guidescope

Software:Adobe PhotoShop CS5DSS

Filter:Baader UV-IR Cut Filter

Resolution: 4290x2856

Dates:Aug. 10, 2018

Frames: 240x60"

Integration: 4.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 28.46 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.28% job: 2192779

RA center: 201.381 degrees

DEC center: -43.011 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.495 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 264.287 degrees

Field radius: 0.354 degrees

Locations: Home Observatory, Mackay, Queensland, Australia

Data source: Backyard


This is an image made with a combination of frames from a 10" F4 Newtonian and a 8" F10 SCT. About 2 hours per scope. The images were combined in Photoshop for the final image.



Kevin Parker
License: None (All rights reserved)

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NGC5128 Centaurus A, 


            Kevin Parker