Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Pavo (Pav)  ·  Contains:  IC 4960  ·  IC 4970  ·  IC 4972  ·  NGC 6872  ·  NGC 6876  ·  NGC 6877  ·  NGC 6880
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NGC 6872 and Companions in Pavo, 



    
        

            Ian Parr
NGC 6872 and Companions in Pavo
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NGC 6872 and Companions in Pavo

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: TeleVue NP127is

Imaging cameras: QSI 690 wsg-8

Mounts: Paramount MyT

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar X2

Software: PixInsight 1.8.5  ·  TheSkyX-Pro  ·  Seqence Generator Pro  ·  PHD 2  ·  Photoshop CS5

Filters: Astronomik Blue 1.25"  ·  Green


Dates:Oct. 2, 2019

Frames: 31x180"

Integration: 1.6 hours

Avg. Moon age: 4.19 days

Avg. Moon phase: 18.58%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2959162

RA center: 20h 18' 25"

DEC center: -70° 50' 49"

Pixel scale: 1.149 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 266.854 degrees

Field radius: 0.456 degrees


Resolution: 1824x2026

Locations: Backyard Hawkesbury Heights, Hawkesbury Height, NS, Australia

Data source: Backyard

Description

Another beautiful field of galaxies in Pavo
A struggle with seeing conditions and local light gradients so definitely worth another visit under dark skies

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NGC 6872 and Companions in Pavo, 



    
        

            Ian Parr