Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  NGC 3344
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The sliced onion galaxy, NGC 3344, 



    
        

            Steven Bellavia
The sliced onion galaxy, NGC 3344
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The sliced onion galaxy, NGC 3344

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Borg 90FL

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI183MC Pro

Mounts: Celestron AVX Mount

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Agena Astro 50mm f/3.9 Guidescope

Guiding cameras: ASI224MC

Software: IDEIKI AstroPhotography Tool (APT)  ·  Stark Labs Nebulosity 4.2  ·  Digital Photo Professional  ·  Annie's Astro Actions V7  ·  Noel Carboni's Astro Tools for PhotoShop Noel Carboni Actions  ·  PHD2 Guiding

Filters: Baader Semi-APO 2"

Accessory: Borg 1.08X DG Multi-Flattener, #7108


Dates:March 13, 2019

Frames:Baader Semi-APO 2": 30x300" (gain: 100.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 2.5 hours

Darks: ~24

Avg. Moon age: 6.43 days

Avg. Moon phase: 39.98%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2583162

RA center: 10h 43' 30"

DEC center: +24° 55' 19"

Pixel scale: 0.897 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.991 degrees

Field radius: 0.494 degrees


Resolution: 3300x2200

Data source: Backyard

Description

NGC 3344 is a weakly barred spiral galaxy that exhibits rings and moderate to loosely wound spiral arms. It is viewed face-on, at 40,000 light-years across and located 22.5 million light years away in the constellation Leo Minor. This galaxy belongs to the group known as the Leo spur, which is a branch of the Virgo Supercluster.

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The sliced onion galaxy, NGC 3344, 



    
        

            Steven Bellavia