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Contains:  IC 342

Image of the day 12/04/2019

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            bawind Lin
    ic342

    ic342

    Technical card

    Imaging telescope or lens:Takahashi TSA120

    Imaging camera:Atik Cameras Atik One 6.0M Plus OAG

    Mount:iOptron CEM60 cem60

    Guiding telescope or lens:Takahashi TSA120

    Guiding camera:Atik Cameras Atik One 6.0M Plus OAG

    Software:PixInsight LE

    Filter:Astrodon 1.25 LRGB

    Resolution: 2609x2033

    Dates:Oct. 22, 2019

    Frames: 96x600"

    Integration: 16.0 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 23.18 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 39.09%

    Astrometry.net job: 3081560

    RA center: 56.652 degrees

    DEC center: 68.118 degrees

    Pixel scale: 1.060 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 90.509 degrees

    Field radius: 0.487 degrees

    Locations: 双子.Gemmi, Lijiang, Yunnang, China

    Data source: Own remote observatory

    Remote source: Lijiang Gemini Observatory

    Description

    Spiral Galaxy IC342 is located roughly 11 million light-years from Earth in the constellation Camelopardalis, “the giraffe.” —makes IC342 a prime target for studies of star formation and astrochemistry.

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