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Contains:  IC 2041, NGC 1531, NGC 1532
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Haley's Coronet (NGC 1532; LRGB), 



    
        

            Miles Zhou
Haley's Coronet (NGC 1532; LRGB)
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Haley's Coronet (NGC 1532; LRGB)

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Dates:Dec. 27, 2019

Frames: 77x600"

Integration: 12.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 1.27 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.81%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3235982

RA center: 4h 12' 16"

DEC center: -32° 53' 52"

Pixel scale: 1.129 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 353.965 degrees

Field radius: 0.354 degrees


Resolution: 1780x1384

Locations: Deep Sky Chile, Chile, Chile

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: DeepSkyChile

Description

Haley's Coronet, designated as NGC 1532, is an edge-on barred spiral galaxy located approximately 50 million light-years from the Solar System in the constellation Eridanus. The galaxy was discovered by James Dunlop on 29 October 1826.

NGC 1532 may possess several dwarf companion galaxies. The galaxy is clearly interacting with one of these galaxies, the amorphous dwarf galaxy NGC 1531 and IC 2041/2048 (both shown). The tidal forces from this interaction have created unusual plumes, as shown to right hand side of the galaxy.

This is a standard LRGB composition.

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Haley's Coronet (NGC 1532; LRGB), 



    
        

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