Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Contains:  NGC 4945  ·  NGC 4976  ·  NGC4945  ·  NGC4976  ·  The star ξ2Cen  ·  ksi02 Cen
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NGC4945 - 4976, 



    
        

            Rodney Watters

NGC4945 - 4976

Link to TIFF/FITS: https://flic.kr/p/T5oi2N

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Tak TSA120

Imaging cameras: QSI 683 ws-8

Mounts: EQ8

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Tak TSA120

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar x2

Focal reducers: Takahashi TOA Reducer .75x

Software: Pixinsight 1.8  ·  Sequence Generator Pro  ·  photoshop

Filters: Astronomik Red  ·  Green  ·  Blue


Dates:March 15, 2019April 26, 2019April 28, 2019

Frames:
Blue: 35x300" -20C bin 1x1
Green: 31x300" -20C bin 1x1
Astronomik Red: 32x300" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 8.2 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~50

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 17.93 days

Avg. Moon phase: 50.44%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00


Astrometry.net job: 2680577

RA center: 13h 6' 45"

DEC center: -49° 37' 39"

Pixel scale: 1.646 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -86.988 degrees

Field radius: 0.786 degrees


Resolution: 2699x2126

Data source: Backyard

Description

NGC 4945 is a barred spiral galaxy located in the constellation of Centaurus approximately 11.7 million light years away. It is captured in this image here along with NGC 4976 and many other background galaxies.

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NGC4945 - 4976, 



    
        

            Rodney Watters