Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  NGC 3165  ·  NGC 3166  ·  NGC 3169
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ngc3166 and friends, 


            Andrew Lockwood
ngc3166 and friends
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ngc3166 and friends

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: ASA 16N

Imaging cameras: QSI 683wsg-8

Mounts: ASA Astrosysteme ASA DDM85

Guiding telescopes or lenses: ASA 16N

Focal reducers: ASA Astrosysteme ASA 3" Wynne Reducer Corrector 0,95x

Software: PixInsight

Filters: Astrodon 31mm Blue  ·  Astrodon 31mm Red  ·  Astrodon 31mm Ha 5nm

Dates:Feb. 9, 2019

Frames: 96x300"

Integration: 8.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 4.14 days

Avg. Moon phase: 18.20%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2522537

RA center: 10h 13' 54"

DEC center: +3° 27' 14"

Pixel scale: 0.380 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 3.694 degrees

Field radius: 0.353 degrees

Resolution: 5562x3708

Locations: home, perth, western australia, Australia

Data source: Backyard


Noisy due to the hot summer nights and the skyglow from the city, but this is a fascinating trio of galaxies in Sextans, The largest is ngc3169 and shows some curious internal disruptions and bright blue starburst regions.



Andrew Lockwood
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ngc3166 and friends, 


            Andrew Lockwood