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Contains:  NGC 7049, NGC 7041
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NGC 7049, 





    
        

            Ben S Klerk
NGC 7049

NGC 7049

Technical card

Resolution: 4320x3144

Frames:
ZWO LRGB blue: 42x300" -30C bin 1x1
ZWO LRGB green: 44x300" -30C bin 1x1
ZWO LRGB lum: 84x120" -30C bin 1x1
ZWO LRGB red: 53x300" -30C bin 1x1

Integration: 14.4 hours

Astrometry.net job: 3268628

RA center: 21h 18' 1"

DEC center: -48° 27' 46"

Pixel scale: 0.571 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 136.651 degrees

Field radius: 0.424

Locations: Home obs, Katoomba, New South Wales, Australia

Data source: Backyard

Description

NGC 7049 is a lenticular galaxy and spans about 150 000 light-years across and lies about 100 million light-years away from Earth in the constellation of Indus. NGC 7049's unusual appearance is largely due to a prominent rope-like dust ring which stands out against the starlight behind it. These dust lanes are usually seen in young galaxies with active star-forming regions.

NGC 7041 is a lenticular galaxy located about 80 million light-years away.

This is my first Deep field galaxy image, the light power of the 6" is limiting.

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Ben S Klerk
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NGC 7049, 





    
        

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