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Contains:  NGC 300
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NGC 300 Galaxy, 


            Ronny Kaplanian
NGC 300 Galaxy

NGC 300 Galaxy

Technical card

Resolution: 2042x1496

Dates:Nov. 25, 2019

Frames: 61x420"

Integration: 7.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 28.30 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.70% job: 3075693

RA center: 0h 54' 57"

DEC center: -37° 40' 51"

Pixel scale: 1.256 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 142.945 degrees

Field radius: 0.441

Locations: Home Backyard, Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Data source: Backyard


After many weeks of cloudy nights, I finally captured this second attempt of NGC 300 which is a Galaxy 7 million light years away, after Andromeda, this galaxy is probably the second closest to us and is in the southern constellation of Sculptor. What is so amazing is this galaxy is quite large in the camera sensor and is appx the same width of our Milky way, although there are many hot blue stars here which indicate they are young. This Galaxy is vibrant and a bit like a teenager so lots of activity and growth going on. It is inclined on a 42degree angle boasting in beauty and showing off her spiral arms, I can’t help but wonder how many planets harbor here and how many resemble Earth, probably peering thru their telescopes at us.



Ronny Kaplanian
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NGC 300 Galaxy, 


            Ronny Kaplanian