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Fornax A, 





    
        

            Nicholas Jones

Technical card

Resolution: 4500x3600

Dates:Nov. 9, 2018

Frames: 100x300"

Integration: 8.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 1.81 days

Avg. Moon phase: 3.68%

Astrometry.net job: 2360351

Locations: Terip Terip, Murindindi Shire, Victoria, Australia

Data source: Backyard

Description

NGC 1316 - Fornax A
An image of Fornax A that lies in the galaxy rich region of Fornax. The image is orientated South-North with the top being South.

Front and centre is the super bright Fornax A galaxy, an elliptical galaxy that has extended lobes extending NE-SW.
The galaxy didn't exhibit much colour in my image but the reddish dust lane is discernible if you zoom in.

Also worth noting is the irregularly shaped galaxy ESO 301-11 in the top right hand corner.

Location: Central Victorian Highlands, Victoria, Australia
Dates: 7 Oct - 10 Oct 2018
Optics: AG Optical Systems 12.5" iDK,
Focal length 2121 mm
Camera: mono FLI ML16200 with a Loadstar X2 on an Astrodon MOAG off-axis guider.
Acquisition: Software: Sequence Generator Pro
Lum : 75 x 5min luminance
18 x 3min red binned 2x2
18 x 3min green binned 2x2
18 x 3min blue binned 2x2

Total integration 8 hours 57 minutes

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Fornax A, 





    
        

            Nicholas Jones