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NGC 3953, 





    
        

            Frank Colosimo
NGC 3953

NGC 3953

Technical card

Resolution: 2459x2373

Dates:March 30, 2014

Frames: 65x519"

Integration: 9.4 hours

Avg. Moon age: 29.22 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.11%

Astrometry.net job: 2465548

RA center: 178.454 degrees

DEC center: 52.329 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.428 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 5.985 degrees

Field radius: 0.203 degrees

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

Data source: Backyard

Description

NGC 3953 is a barred spiral galaxy in Ursa Major. It has an apparent magnitude of 10.8 and a size of 6.9 x 3.5 arc minutes.

Date: Mar 2014
Location: New Ringgold PA
Optics: LUM: Starizona Hyperion f/8 12.5 inch, FL 2540 mm
Mount: Paramount ME
Camera: Sbig STL-11000

Guiding: Self-guided
Exposure: LRGB: L:22x10 min R:16x8 min, G:14x6 min, B:13x10 min for a total of 9.4 hrs. (65 subs at avg 519 sec)

Processing: Image acquisition using Maxim DL and CCD Autopilot. The Lum and RGB color images were created in Maxim with final processing in Photoshop.

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Frank Colosimo
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons
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NGC 3953, 





    
        

            Frank Colosimo

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