Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Crater (Crt)  ·  Contains:  NGC 3511  ·  NGC 3513
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NGC 3511 and 3513, 



    
        

            Warren A. Keller
NGC 3511 and 3513
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NGC 3511 and 3513, 



    
        

            Warren A. Keller
NGC 3511 and 3513
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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Officina Stellare RiDK 700 FL

Imaging cameras: FLI ProLine 16803 CCD camera

Software: Photoshop CC  ·  PixInsight 1.8

Filters: Astrodon Tru-Balance Generation 2 I Series 2"


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4812337

RA center: 11h03m32s

DEC center: -23°0950

Pixel scale: 0.379 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 181.369 degrees

Field radius: 0.187 degrees


Resolution: 2507x2507

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: Observatorio El Sauce

Description

NGC 3511 in Crater is an intermediate spiral galaxy located 45,000,000 light-years away in the southern constellation of Crater. Appearing at lower-right, it was discovered in 1786 by William Herschel, and is about 70,000 light-years across. At upper-left is the face-on SBc spiral, NGC 3513, gravitationally related to 3511.  
Many thanks to my collaborator and friend, Mike Selby, who acquired and calibrated this fine data from Observatorio El Sauce, Chile.

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NGC 3511 and 3513, 



    
        

            Warren A. Keller