Contains: NGC 5128, NGC 5090, NGC 5082

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Centaurus A

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Imaging telescope or lens: Takahashi FS60C

Imaging camera: SBIG 8300M

Mount: Skywatcher HEQ5 Pro GoTo HEQ5 Pro GoTo

Guiding telescope or lens: APO TS 80mm/480mm

Guiding camera: Lodestar

Software: PixInsight 1.8 RC7

Filters: Astronomik BAstronomik GAstronomik RAstronomik H-Alpha 5nmAstronomik LIDAS LPS P2 - 1,25"

Resolution: 3299x2317

Dates: April 30, 2014

Frames:
Astronomik B: 10x420" -10C bin 1x1
Astronomik G: 10x420" -10C bin 1x1
Astronomik L: 84x420" -10C bin 1x1
Astronomik R: 11x420" -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 13.4 hours

Avg. Moon age: 1.25 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.77%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Astrometry.net job: 275619

RA center: 201.331 degrees

DEC center: -43.038 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.941 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -96.741 degrees

Field radius: 1.646 degrees

Locations: Building P Floor Belo Horizonte, Belo Horizonte, City Centre, Minas Gerais, Brazil

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Roberto Colombari
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