Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Pavo (Pav)  ·  Contains:  IC 4836  ·  IC 4842  ·  IC 4845  ·  NGC 6769  ·  NGC 6770  ·  NGC 6771
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Galaxies Getting it ON .. in Pavo, 



    
        

            Ian Parr
Galaxies Getting it ON .. in Pavo
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Galaxies Getting it ON .. in Pavo

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: TeleVue NP127is

Imaging cameras: QSI 690 wsg-8

Mounts: Paramount MyT

Guiding telescopes or lenses: TeleVue NP127is

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar X2

Software: TheSkyX-Pro  ·  Seqence Generator Pro  ·  PHD 2

Filters: Astronomik Blue 1.25"  ·  Green


Dates:Sept. 11, 2019

Frames: 44x180"

Integration: 2.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 12.37 days

Avg. Moon phase: 93.62%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2914625

RA center: 19h 18' 29"

DEC center: -60° 29' 49"

Pixel scale: 1.147 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 266.737 degrees

Field radius: 0.440 degrees


Resolution: 1824x1826

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

Data source: Backyard

Description

At 350,000,000 light years away this pair of face-on spirals in Pavo are getting quite touchy.
Is that a cord of blue star forming regions joining the love birds?
Red 15 Green 18 Blue 9 @ 180s

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Galaxies Getting it ON .. in Pavo, 



    
        

            Ian Parr