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Contains:  IC 3578, NGC 4568, Siamese Twins, NGC 4567

Image of the day 05/17/2014

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    NGC 4568, 





    
        

            Lorenzo Siciliano
    NGC 4568

    NGC 4568

    Technical card

    Imaging telescope or lens:C11

    Imaging camera:SBIG ST8XME

    Mount:Synta EQ6

    Focal reducer:Celestron Reducer/Corrector 0.63x

    Filter:Custom Scientific LRGB filter set (1.25")

    Resolution: 1514x996

    Dates:April 15, 2009

    Frames:
    Blue: 3x600" bin 2x2
    Green: 3x600" bin 2x2
    Custom Scientific Luminance: 9x900" bin 1x1
    Red: 3x600" bin 2x2

    Integration: 3.8 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 20.30 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 69.11%

    Astrometry.net job: 278625

    RA center: 189.141 degrees

    DEC center: 11.220 degrees

    Pixel scale: 0.970 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 135.944 degrees

    Field radius: 0.244 degrees

    Locations: Dintorni di Potenza, Potenza, Basilicata, Italy

    Description

    The so called Siamese Twins.
    Seasonal object, but taken five years ago..... :-(

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    NGC 4568, 





    
        

            Lorenzo Siciliano

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