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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 telescope or lens:ASA 16N

Imaging camera:QSI 683wsg-8

Mount:ASA Astrosysteme ASA DDM85

Guiding telescope or lens:ASA 16N

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


Filters:Astrodon 31mm Ha 5nmAstrodon 31mm RedAstrodon 31mm Blue

Dates:Feb. 9, 2019

Frames: 96x300"

Integration: 8.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 4.14 days

Avg. Moon phase: 18.20%

Basic astrometry details 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