Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Sextans (Sex)  ·  Contains:  NGC 3165  ·  NGC 3166  ·  NGC 3169
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NGC3169 / NGC3166 Duo, 



    
        

            Patrick Dufour
NGC3169 / NGC3166 Duo
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NGC3169 / NGC3166 Duo

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NGC3169 / NGC3166 Duo, 



    
        

            Patrick Dufour
NGC3169 / NGC3166 Duo
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NGC3169 / NGC3166 Duo

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
AG Optical 12.5" iHW
Imaging Cameras
QHYCCD QHY600
Mounts
iOptron CEM120 EC2
Filters
Astronomik LRGB IIc lrgb
Software
Pixinsight 1.8 · NINA - Nighttime Imaging ‘N’ Astronomy
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
AG Optical 12.5" iHW
Guiding Cameras
ZWO ASI290MC

Acquisition details

Dates:
May 7, 2021
Frames:
410x120" (13h 40')
Integration:
13h 40'
Avg. Moon age:
25.65 days
Avg. Moon phase:
16.07%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4506986

RA center: 10h14m05s.5

DEC center: +03°2707

Pixel scale: 0.632 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 1.846 degrees

Field radius: 0.336 degrees

Resolution: 3219x2074

Locations: Cielmonchili, Monte Patria, Coquimbo, Chile

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility

Description

I wasn't expecting much from this set of images as the winter conditions are about to begin and the seeing is less stable than usal. But still, NGC 3169 and its neighbor NGC 3166 form a remarkable pair of galaxies!

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NGC3169 / NGC3166 Duo, 



    
        

            Patrick Dufour