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Contains:  NGC 1313
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NGC 1313, 





    
        

            Russ Carpenter
NGC 1313

NGC 1313

Technical card

Resolution: 2743x2689

Dates:Jan. 2, 2019

Frames: 15x600"

Integration: 2.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 26.22 days

Avg. Moon phase: 11.92%

Astrometry.net job: 2725452

RA center: 49.529 degrees

DEC center: -66.496 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.955 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 269.273 degrees

Field radius: 0.509 degrees

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: ChileScope

Description

NGC1313 has the perfect common name: the Topsey Turvey Galaxy. It’s a barred spiral galaxy that has been severely distorted by a galactic collision. There are just a few amateur images of this very interesting creature.

Tech Notes:
ASA Newtonian, 500 mm aperture, 1900mm focal length, F3.6
FLI Proline 16803, 9 mm pixel, 4096 X 4096
ASA DDM85 equatorial mount
Processing with PixInsight and Affinity Photo

Comments

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Russ.Carpenter
Russ Carpenter
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    Original
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B

Here is my second attempt at Topsey Turvey. I got rid of the artifacts in the cores of fat stars, improved the denoising, and boosted the faint details.

C

I've been fiddling with this image and this might be the best I can do for now.

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NGC 1313, 





    
        

            Russ Carpenter