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Contains:  NGC 246, NGC 255, NGC246, NGC255, PGC2689, PGC2800923, PGC959801, PGC960832, PGC961650, PGC964306, PGC966036, PGC966142, PGC966271, PGC966418, PGC966995, PGC967259, PGC967267, PK118-74.1
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A Skull and Two Galaxies, 


            Peter Goodhew
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A Skull and Two Galaxies

Imaging telescopes or lenses: APM Telescopes TMB - LZOS Apo refractor 152/1200

Imaging cameras: QSI 6120wsg-8

Mounts: 10Micron GM2000HPS II

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar Autoguider X2

Filters: Astrodon Blue  ·  Astrodon Lum  ·  Green  ·  Red

Astrodon Blue: 60x300" bin 1x1
Green: 58x300" bin 1x1
Astrodon Lum: 85x300" bin 1x1
Red: 61x300" bin 1x1

Integration: 22.0 hours job: 3896431

RA center: 0h 47' 0"

DEC center: -11° 40' 36"

Pixel scale: 0.530 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -4.887 degrees

Field radius: 0.460 degrees

Resolution: 3877x4906

Locations: e-Eye, Fregenal de la Sierra, Extramadura, Spain

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: e-EyE Extremadura


A two panel mosaic of NGC 246 - the Skull Nebula, spiral galaxy NGC 255, and dwarf galaxy PGC2689.



Peter Goodhew
License: None (All rights reserved)

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A Skull and Two Galaxies, 


            Peter Goodhew

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Entre Encinas y Estrellas (e-EyE)