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Contains:  NGC 404, The star Mirach (βAnd)
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NGC 404 - Mirach's Ghost, 





    
        

            Robert Eder
NGC 404 - Mirach's Ghost

NGC 404 - Mirach's Ghost

Technical card

Resolution: 2006x1537

Dates:Oct. 24, 2019

Frames:
25x180" ISO800
20x30" ISO800

Integration: 1.4 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~40

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 25.37 days

Avg. Moon phase: 18.33%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Astrometry.net job: 3026927

RA center: 17.431 degrees

DEC center: 35.620 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.869 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 76.398 degrees

Field radius: 0.656 degrees

Locations: Hohe Wand, Wildgehege, Austria

Data source: Traveller

Description

I made this while I was waiting till M77 (my main target) got high enough and this dwarf lenticular galaxy next to the bright Mirach was on my list for some time now.

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NGC 404 - Mirach's Ghost, 





    
        

            Robert Eder