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Contains:  NGC 891

Image of the day 04/09/2014

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    NGC 891 in colors, 





    
        

            astrojoe
    NGC 891 in colors

    Technical card

    Resolution: 2668x1876

    Frames: 39x600"

    Integration: 6.5 hours

    Astrometry.net job: 217457

    RA center: 35.645 degrees

    DEC center: 42.348 degrees

    Pixel scale: 0.460 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 89.727 degrees

    Field radius: 0.209 degrees

    Locations: Winter Star Party, Scout Key, Florida, United States

    Description

    I've managed to add more data to my previous shot of this galaxy in the Andromeda constellation. I've added extra 2 hours of luminance gathered with an UCRC 320mm and RiLA 400 telescopes + about 3 hours of color information acquired with several different scopes from my older attempts during the years. These new datas improved a lot my overall SNR allowing me to push harder the deconvolution and sharpening over the galaxy dusts lanes. Colors helps also to differentiate morphology making things more interesting to the eye.
    Please take a look to the full res image.

    Thanks for stopping by!

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    NGC 891 in colors, 





    
        

            astrojoe