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Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Contains:  IC 4967, IC 4970, IC 4971, IC 4972, IC 4981, IC 4982, IC 4985, NGC 6872, NGC 6876, NGC 6877, NGC 6880
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NGC 6872 the Condor Galaxy, and others., 



    
        

            tornado33
NGC 6872 the Condor Galaxy, and others.
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NGC 6872 the Condor Galaxy, and others.

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro Optical Supplies 10 inch F5.6 Newtonian

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS Ra

Mounts: Astro Optical Supplies Sampson German Equatorial

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Astro Optical Supplies 10 inch F5.6 Newtonian

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI120MM

Software: Iris

Accessory: TS Optics Off Axis Guider 9 mm - for Canon EOS


Dates:Sept. 15, 2020

Frames: 12x600" ISO800 bin 1x1

Integration: 2.0 hours

Darks: ~2

Flats: ~3

Bias: ~2

Avg. Moon age: 27.31 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.48%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3860928

RA center: 20h 17' 36"

DEC center: -70° 52' 4"

Pixel scale: 0.761 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 139.687 degrees

Field radius: 0.344 degrees


Resolution: 2676x1850

Data source: Backyard

Description

A galaxy cluster, cropped from a much larger field that has fainter smaller galaxies scattered throughout. The squashed up spiral is the Condor Galaxy NGC 6876, interacting with its companions.

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NGC 6872 the Condor Galaxy, and others., 



    
        

            tornado33