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Contains:  Antennae Galaxies, NGC 4038, NGC 4039
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NGC4038-39

Technical card


Dates:June 4, 2019

Frames: 46x180"

Integration: 2.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 1.14 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.46%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3310605

RA center: 12h 1' 46"

DEC center: -18° 53' 13"

Pixel scale: 1.175 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 261.067 degrees

Field radius: 0.286 degrees


Resolution: 1396x1055

Data source: Traveller

Description

The antennae in Corvus are an unique interacting pair at about 66 Mio. lightyears distance. The cores are very bright and an easy object for even smaller telescopes under useable skies. From Namibia they are right overhead and it was a must for me to get them this time.

LRGB with Faried's 10" f/4 Newtonian on Celestron CGE, on 2019 trip to Rooisand farm, deepskysafaris.com

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tommy_nawratil
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