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NGC 660 - The Polar Ring Galaxy (HaLRGB), 





    
        

            Frank Breslawski
NGC 660 - The Polar Ring Galaxy (HaLRGB)

NGC 660 - The Polar Ring Galaxy (HaLRGB)

Technical card

Resolution: 1458x981

Dates:Oct. 7, 2018Oct. 8, 2018Oct. 9, 2018

Frames:
Astronomik Deep-Sky B: 12x600" -20C bin 1x1
Astronomik Deep-Sky G: 12x600" -20C bin 1x1
Astronomik Deep-Sky R: 12x600" -20C bin 1x1
Astronomik H-Alpha 6nm CCD: 16x900" -20C bin 1x1
Astronomik L-2 UV-IR Block: 46x600" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 17.7 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~10

Bias: ~200

Avg. Moon age: 18.98 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.45%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Astrometry.net job: 2422227

RA center: 25.766 degrees

DEC center: 13.649 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.929 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 61.947 degrees

Field radius: 0.227 degrees

Locations: Home, Bergisches Land, Germany

Data source: Backyard

Description

One of the most beautiful galaxies I've ever seen. And in autumn it was a nice change to image a galaxy again - a pleasant anticipation for te upcoming spring... :-)

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Frank Breslawski
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full FOV - It's amazing how many tiny galaxies can be seen in the background.

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NGC 660 - The Polar Ring Galaxy (HaLRGB), 





    
        

            Frank Breslawski

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