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Contains:  IC 467, NGC 2336
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NGC 2336

Technical card

Resolution: 3326x2504

Dates:Nov. 22, 2018

Frames: 163x584"

Integration: 26.4 hours

Avg. Moon age: 13.96 days

Avg. Moon phase: 99.27%

Astrometry.net job: 2414051

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

Data source: Backyard

Description

NGC 2336 is a barred spiral galaxy located in the constellation Camelopardalis. It is located at a distance of about 100 million light years from Earth. It has an apparent size of 7 arc minutes and a magnitude of 10.3. In spite of these measurements my initial exposures showed a smallish and fairlly faint image. The object had such an interesting symmetrical face-on appearance, however, that I decided to see if I could get a detailed image on it. I had a few exposures from 2016 to start, but most of the data came from 2018.

Date: Nov 2016, Nov-Dec 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:86x10 R:25x9.5 min, G:24x9.3 min, B:28x9.5 min for a total of 26.5 hrs (163 subs at avg of 584 sec)
Processing: Image acquisition using CCD Autopilot. Initial processing was done using Maxim DL with subsequent processing with Photoshop.

Comments

Author

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

B

Reprocessed using new smaller image as reference image, to clean up the background

Histogram

NGC 2336, 





    
        

            Frank Colosimo