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NGC 300 Galaxy, 



    
        

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NGC 300 Galaxy
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NGC 300 Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses:Skywatcher 130/650 PDS

Imaging cameras:Atik ONE 6.0

Mounts:Avalon Instruments M-Zero

Guiding telescopes or lenses:Skywatcher 8x50 Finder

Guiding cameras:ZWO ASI120MM

Focal reducers:GPU f4 Newton coma corrector

Software:Adobe Photoshop CS5 CS5PixInsinght

Filters:Astrodon E-Series 1,25" LAstrodon E-Series 1,25" RGB


Dates:Oct. 11, 2018Oct. 12, 2018

Frames:
Astrodon E-Series 1,25" L: 41x300" bin 1x1
Astrodon E-Series 1,25" RGB: 43x120" bin 2x2

Integration: 4.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 2.95 days

Avg. Moon phase: 9.79%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3265934

RA center: 0h 54' 54"

DEC center: -37° 42' 21"

Pixel scale: 1.439 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.887 degrees

Field radius: 0.680 degrees


Resolution: 2671x2111

Locations: La Palma (Canary Islands), Puntagorda, Spain

Data source: Traveller

Description

NGC 300 in Sculptor imaged from dark skies in La Palma (Canary Islands) during my vacation.

Distance to NGC 300 is around 6-7 MLY. Many faint background galaxies are also visible, including PGC 130890 galaxy (M 15.8; distance 700 MLY) and the galaxy clusters Abell S102 (distance also 700 MLY) and CL0053-37 (distance 2100 MLY).

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Description: PGC 130890 Galaxy

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Description: Abell S102 and CL0053-57 galaxy clusters

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