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Contains:  NGC 7337, NGC 7335, NGC 7331, NGC 7320, NGC 7319, NGC 7318, Stephan's Quintet, NGC 7317
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NGC 7331 and Stephan's Quintet, 





    
        

            Eddie_R
NGC 7331 and Stephan's Quintet

NGC 7331 and Stephan's Quintet

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Astro-Tech AT8RC

Imaging camera:SBIG STF-8300M

Mount:Astro-Physics AP 900 GTO

Guiding telescope or lens:Astro-Tech AT8RC

Guiding camera:SBIG STi

Software:PixInsight 1.8 RC7

Filter:AstroDon 36mm Tru-Balance LRGB

Resolution: 3270x2454

Dates:Oct. 4, 2013

Frames:
AstroDon 36mm Tru-Balance LRGB: 8x900" -25C bin 1x1
AstroDon 36mm Tru-Balance LRGB: 18x600" -25C bin 2x2

Integration: 5.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 28.98 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.34%

Astrometry.net job: 102810

RA center: 339.168 degrees

DEC center: 34.235 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.682 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 87.916 degrees

Field radius: 0.387 degrees

Description

NGC 7331 and Stephan's Quintet
I've been wanting to capture this for years and only now have the equipment to be able to give it a shot.
Skies are quite light polluted here, so I was surprised to find some tidals in the data. Good think this object is a target near zenith.
Imagine what the night skies would look like from a planet in one of these little gems.
Thanks for looking.

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NGC 7331 and Stephan's Quintet, 





    
        

            Eddie_R