Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  NGC 3718  ·  NGC 3729
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NGC3718

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Dates:
April 7, 2018
Frames:
182×180(9h 6′)
Integration:
9h 6′
Avg. Moon age:
21.42 days
Avg. Moon phase:
57.69%

RA center: 11h32m57s.26

DEC center: +53°0355.9

Pixel scale: 1.178 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 1.409 degrees

Field radius: 0.260 degrees

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Resolution: 1270x952

File size: 548.1 KB

Locations: my lovely garden, near Vienna, Austria

Data source: Traveller

Description

The famous polar ring galaxy NGC3718 with companion NGC3729 in UMa, right below of it Hicksons Compact Group Nr.56 or HCG56 in short. The distance is about 49 Mio. lightyears, while HCG56 is estimated to be about 10 times further.

LRGB with ASI1600MM-cool at gain zero and Astronomik Deepsky RGB filters. 10" f/4 Lacerta Photonewton on AZEQ6 guided/dithered by MGEN.

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