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Contains:  NGC 2146
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NGC 2146, 





    
        

            Frank Colosimo
NGC 2146

NGC 2146

Technical card

Resolution: 2400x1669

Dates:March 30, 2009

Frames: 47x289"

Integration: 3.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 4.03 days

Avg. Moon phase: 17.29%

Astrometry.net job: 2394024

RA center: 94.633 degrees

DEC center: 78.351 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.415 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.751 degrees

Field radius: 0.169 degrees

Locations: Blue Mountain Vista Observatories, New Ringgold, Pennsylvania, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

NGC 2146 is a magnitude 11.4 barred spiral in the constellation Camelopardalis. It is about 70 million light years away from us and has an apparent size of 6 x 3.4 arc minutes. The detailed structures in the dust lanes make this an interesting object.

Imaging data:
Date: Mar 2009 processing in Dec 2018
Location: New Ringgold PA
Optics: Meade LX200R-14 at f/7.9 28llmm
Mount: Paramount ME
Camera/Filters: Apogee Alta U8300 FLI CFW-2-7 FLI Filters
Guiding: guidescope
Exposure: Luminance: 14x5 minutes binned 2x2, R:10x5 min G:9x4 min B:14x5 min all binned 3x3 for a total of 3.8 hours: 47 subs at an avg of 289 seconds
Processing: Image acquisition using CCD Autopilot. Initial processing was done using Maxim DL with subsequent processing using Photoshop.

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franko
Frank Colosimo
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons
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            Frank Colosimo

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