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Contains:  NGC 7814, IC 5381
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NGC 7814, 


            Frank Colosimo
NGC 7814

NGC 7814

Technical card

Resolution: 3055x2298

Dates:Nov. 23, 2018

Frames: 172x556"

Integration: 26.6 hours

Avg. Moon age: 15.03 days

Avg. Moon phase: 99.92% job: 2408847

RA center: 0.815 degrees

DEC center: 16.157 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.440 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 298.109 degrees

Field radius: 0.234 degrees

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

Data source: Backyard


NGC 7814 or Caldwell 43 is an edge-on spiral galaxy in Pegasus. It lies about 40 million light years away. It has a distinctive lateral dark lane that looks like a smaller version of the Sombrero Galaxy, M104. Several faint and remote galaxies can be seen in the field.

Date: Sep-Oct 2015, Nov 2018
Location: Blue Mountain Vista Observatories,New Ringgold PA

Optics: Celestron EdgeHD 1100 on Paramount MX
Camera: Sbig STL-11000 for RGB

Optics: Starizona Hyperion f/8 12.5 inch, FL 2540 mm on Paramount ME
Camera: Apogee U8300 for Lum

Guiding: ST-402 on Innovations Foresight On-Axis Guider and STL-11000 Self guiding

Exposure: LRGB: L:93x10 R:25x8.5 min, G:25x6.5 min, B:29x10 min for a total of 26.6 hrs (172 subs at avg of 556 sec)
Processing: Image acquisition using CCD Autopilot. Initial processing was done using Maxim DL with subsequent processing with Photoshop.



Frank Colosimo
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons

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NGC 7814, 


            Frank Colosimo