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Contains:  NGC 3729, NGC 3718
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Hunting galaxies with Esprit 150, 





    
        

            Göran Nilsson
Hunting galaxies with Esprit 150

Hunting galaxies with Esprit 150

Technical card

Resolution: 3288x3969

Astrometry.net job: 2581908

RA center: 172.561 degrees

DEC center: 52.730 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.374 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 258.744 degrees

Field radius: 0.984 degrees

Locations: Home Observatory, Hole, Värmland, Sweden

Data source: Backyard

Description

I took Olly Penrice seriously when he claimed that 6" refractors are great galaxy hunters, so I let my EdgheHD scopes rest in the cupboard and put the Esprit 150 at work. These images summarizes the few clear night I had in February and March. RGB was collected with ASI071 (OSC) in most cases supplemented with additional lum from ASI 1600 MM (sometimes sitting on the Esprit 100).

Top left: NGC2903

Top middle: NGC4712, 4725, 4747

Top right: NGC3718 and 3729

Bottom: M96 and M96

The images give an idea of their relative sizes as all imgaes are on the same scale. See the separate posts for image details.

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Göran Nilsson
License: None (All rights reserved)
2015
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Hunting galaxies with Esprit 150, 





    
        

            Göran Nilsson

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