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Contains:  NGC 6166
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Abell 2199 / NGC 6166 in Hercules under the moon, 





    
        

            Falk Schiel
Abell 2199 / NGC 6166 in Hercules under the moon

Abell 2199 / NGC 6166 in Hercules under the moon

Technical card

Resolution: 3705x2506

Dates:April 15, 2019April 17, 2019April 19, 2019April 20, 2019April 21, 2019April 22, 2019

Frames:
Baader B 31mm: 120x120" (gain: 53.00) -20C bin 2x2
Baader G 31mm: 120x120" (gain: 53.00) -20C bin 2x2
Baader R 31mm: 120x120" (gain: 53.00) -20C bin 2x2
Baader Skyglow Neodymium 1.25": 345x180" (gain: 53.00) -20C bin 2x2

Integration: 29.2 hours

Darks: ~100

Flats: ~100

Flat darks: ~100

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 14.75 days

Avg. Moon phase: 92.69%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Astrometry.net job: 2661454

RA center: 247.159 degrees

DEC center: 39.569 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.930 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 6.243 degrees

Field radius: 0.578 degrees

Locations: Backyard, Nuremberg, Germany

Data source: Backyard

Description

The estimated sky quality at my site is rated at 20.8 mag. Despite the bright moon light I wanted to know how far my tiny 6" reflector might reach out. So I chose Abell 2199 in about 400 million light years distance. To my surprise I identified the 21.4 mag galaxy PGC 5450718.

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Falk Schiel
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons
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Abell 2199 / NGC 6166 in Hercules under the moon, 





    
        

            Falk Schiel