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Contains:  NGC 2905, NGC 2903
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NGC 2903 Ha+LRGB - EdgeHD 9.25 - MyT - ASI1600MM Cool - 24 hours, 





    
        

            Rowland Archer
NGC 2903 Ha+LRGB - EdgeHD 9.25 - MyT - ASI1600MM Cool - 24 hours

NGC 2903 Ha+LRGB - EdgeHD 9.25 - MyT - ASI1600MM Cool - 24 hours

Technical card

Resolution: 3180x2432

Dates:Jan. 6, 2019

Frames:
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 181x60" (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon E-Series Tru-Balance [Lum]: 860x30" (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 267x60" (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon H-alpha 5nm: 53x300" (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 129x120" (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 60x60" (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 24.4 hours

Avg. Moon age: 0.39 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.17%

Astrometry.net job: 2687696

RA center: 143.042 degrees

DEC center: 21.499 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.319 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 267.257 degrees

Field radius: 0.177 degrees

Locations: Home Observatory, Wake Forest, NC, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

NGC 2903 and 2905 acquired between October 2018 and April 2019. This striking barred spiral galaxy in Leo is about 30 million LY away.

Very surprising that this didn't make it into the Messier catalog.

24 total hours of data:

L - 7 hours
R - 5.3 hours
G - 4.5 hours
B - 3 hours
Ha - 4.4 hours

Calibrated with AstroPixelProcessor, processed with PixInsight and PhotoShop.

Comments and critiques welcomed!

Cheers,
Rowland

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Rowland Archer
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NGC 2903 Ha+LRGB - EdgeHD 9.25 - MyT - ASI1600MM Cool - 24 hours, 





    
        

            Rowland Archer