Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Crater (Crt)  ·  Contains:  NGC 3981  ·  NGC3981
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            Göran Nilsson
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NGC3981

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NGC3981, 



    
        

            Göran Nilsson
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NGC3981

Imaging telescopes or lenses: ASA 1000mm Richey-Chretien

Imaging cameras: FLI PL 16803

Mounts: ASA Alt-az Direct Drive Mount

Software: PixInsight 01.08 Ripley  ·  PHOTOSHOP CS5

Filters: Astrodon LRGB Gen2


Dates:Oct. 29, 2020

Frames: 105x1200" (35h)

Integration: 35h

Avg. Moon age: 12.87 days

Avg. Moon phase: 95.97%


Astrometry.net job: 4621415

RA center: 11h 56' 4"

DEC center: -19° 53' 59"

Pixel scale: 0.349 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 46.657 degrees

Field radius: 0.226 degrees


Resolution: 3288x3317

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: Observatorio El Sauce

Description

NGC 3981 is an unbarred spiral galaxy located 62 million light-years away in the constellation of Crater. It is a member of the NGC 4038 Group, which is part of the Virgo Supercluster.

Since I have no astro darkness at my own obsy I take the opportunity to process some sothern hemisphere data. This is LRGB data from Telescope Live at the El Sauce hosting facility at 1500m elevation in Río Hurtado, Coquimbo Region, Chile. RGB data contains 26 x 20 min red, 21 x 20 min green and 25 x 20 min blue. Lum is 33 x 20 min min.

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NGC3981, 



    
        

            Göran Nilsson