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Contains:  NGC 4302, NGC 4298, NGC 4262, Pin-wheel nebula, M 99, NGC 4254
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M99 with Interacting NGC 4298 and NGC 4302, 





    
        

            Jonathan W MacCollum
M99 with Interacting NGC 4298 and NGC 4302

M99 with Interacting NGC 4298 and NGC 4302

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Orion 203/1000 f/4.9

Imaging camera:ZWO ASI071MC Pro

Mount:Celestron CGEM

Guiding telescope or lens:ZWO OAG

Guiding camera:ZWO ASI 178MM

Software:PixInsight PinInsight 1.8.5Isbeorn N.I.N.A.PHD 2

Filter:Hutech IDAS LPS D1 2"

Accessory:Skywatcher 2" Coma Corrector f/4

Resolution: 4864x2988

Dates:March 31, 2019

Frames: 468x60"

Integration: 7.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 25.12 days

Avg. Moon phase: 20.45%

Astrometry.net job: 2693032

RA center: 185.029 degrees

DEC center: 14.545 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.984 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 1.636 degrees

Field radius: 0.781 degrees

Data source: Backyard

Description

Inspired by "Sky-Watcher (Johny)"'s recent image of the two interacting galaxies I made this a top priority target this year. Be sure to check out his amazing work here:
https://www.astrobin.com/398132/?nc=user

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Jonathan W MacCollum
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            Jonathan W MacCollum
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    M99 with Interacting NGC 4298 and NGC 4302, 





    
        

            Jonathan W MacCollum
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Re-align channels (Thanks Siegfried) Rotate 180 (Just for you Johny)

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M99 with Interacting NGC 4298 and NGC 4302, 





    
        

            Jonathan W MacCollum

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