Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Virgo (Vir)  ·  Contains:  NGC 5054  ·  NGC5054

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    NGC 5054

    Image of the day 05/02/2021

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      NGC 5054, 



    
        

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      NGC 5054

      Technical card

      Imaging telescopes or lenses: Planewave CDK 1000

      Imaging cameras: FLI PL 16803

      Software: StarKeeper.it Voyager

      Filters: Chroma LRGB 2"


      Dates:April 18, 2021

      Frames: 67x900"

      Integration: 16.8 hours

      Avg. Moon age: 5.73 days

      Avg. Moon phase: 32.77%


      Astrometry.net job: 4440529

      RA center: 13h 16' 58"

      DEC center: -16° 37' 55"

      Pixel scale: 0.311 arcsec/pixel

      Orientation: -90.074 degrees

      Field radius: 0.156 degrees


      Resolution: 2601x2520

      Data source: Amateur hosting facility

      Remote source: Observatorio El Sauce

      Description

      NGC 5054 is a spiral galaxy situated 82 million light years from here in the Virgo constellation. The galaxy is small in the field of view at an apparent 4x2’. The galaxy has an irregular shape with two of the arms bending back around the galaxy.
      Imaged in LRGB on our Planewave CDK 1000 at El Sauce, Obstech, Chile
      Image Processing: Roberto Colombari and Mike Selby
      System Control Software: Voyager by Leo Orazi
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