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NGC6503 - Dwarf Spiral Galaxy, 



    
        

            pmumbower
NGC6503 - Dwarf Spiral Galaxy
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NGC6503 - Dwarf Spiral Galaxy

Technical card


Resolution: 2282x1785

Dates:July 31, 2019Aug. 1, 2019Aug. 2, 2019Aug. 3, 2019

Frames: 102x300" (gain: 120.00) -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 8.5 hours

Darks: ~10

Flats: ~50

Flat darks: ~50

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 8.40 days

Avg. Moon phase: 3.00%

Mean SQM: 18.60


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2849741

RA center: 17h 49' 17"

DEC center: +70° 8' 38"

Pixel scale: 0.589 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 269.917 degrees

Field radius: 0.237 degrees


Locations: Home Observatory, Grandville, Michigan, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

I really am enjoying exploring the constellation of Draco and its treasure trove of galaxies. Especially this deep into summer, it is like a bonus round from spring.

NGC 6503 is a field dwarf spiral galaxy located at the edge of a region of space called the Local Void. The dwarf galaxy spans 30,000 light-years and lies approximately 17 million light-years away in the constellation of Draco.

Now that I am getting comfortable with my ASI294MC it is time to go deep with projects. Hopefully this will be on the low end of totally integration.

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NGC6503 - Dwarf Spiral Galaxy, 



    
        

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