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Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  NGC 3718, NGC 3729, NGC3718, NGC3729, PGC2425719, PGC2431209, PGC2432523, PGC2432563, PGC2434871, PGC35609, PGC35615, PGC35618, PGC35620, PGC35631
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NGC 3718, NGC 3729 and Hickson 56, 


            Peter Goodhew
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NGC 3718, NGC 3729 and Hickson 56

Imaging telescopes or lenses: APM Telescopes TMB - LZOS Apo refractor 152/1200

Imaging cameras: QSI 6120wsg-8

Mounts: 10Micron GM2000HPS II

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar Autoguider X2

Filters: Astrodon Lum  ·  Astrodon Blue  ·  Green  ·  Red  ·  Astrodon SII 5nm  ·  Astrodon OIII 3 nm  ·  Astrodon 5nm H-Alpha filter

Astrodon Blue: 22x300" bin 1x1
Green: 22x300" bin 1x1
Astrodon Lum: 53x900" bin 1x1
Red: 22x300" bin 1x1

Integration: 18.8 hours job: 3425181

RA center: 11h 33' 8"

DEC center: +53° 3' 48"

Pixel scale: 0.534 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -6.901 degrees

Field radius: 0.372 degrees

Resolution: 4180x2777

Locations: e-Eye, Fregenal de la Sierra, Extramadura, Spain

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: e-EyE Extremadura


This has always been one of my favourite galaxy groups - and with lots of tiny background galaxies too.



Peter Goodhew
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NGC 3718, NGC 3729 and Hickson 56, 


            Peter Goodhew

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