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Contains:  NGC 6744
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ngc 6744 in Pavo, 


            Andrew Lockwood
ngc 6744 in Pavo
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ngc 6744 in Pavo

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:ASA 16N

Imaging camera:QSI 683wsg-8

Mount:ASA Astrosysteme ASA DDM85

Guiding telescope or lens:ASA 16N

Focal reducer:ASA Astrosysteme ASA 3" Wynne Reducer Corrector 0,95x


Filters:Astrodon 31mm Ha 5nmAstrodon 31mm RedAstrodon 31mm Blue

Dates:June 8, 2019

Frames: 200x300"

Integration: 16.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 5.50 days

Avg. Moon phase: 30.50%

Basic astrometry details job: 2756578

RA center: 19h 9' 44"

DEC center: -63° 51' 25"

Pixel scale: 0.380 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.365 degrees

Field radius: 0.375 degrees

Resolution: 5904x3936

Locations: home, perth, western australia, Australia

Data source: Backyard


The Grand Pavo Spiral has a similar morphology to our own Milky way. About 30 million light years away in the constellation Pavo, it's a surprisingly difficult object visually, as it has a relatively low surface brightness spread over a large area.



Andrew Lockwood
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ngc 6744 in Pavo, 


            Andrew Lockwood

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