Celestial hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Volans (Vol)  ·  Contains:  NGC 2397  ·  NGC 2434  ·  NGC 2442  ·  NGC 2466  ·  Part of the constellation Volans (Vol)  ·  The star γ1Vol  ·  The star γ2Vol  ·  The star δVol  ·  The star εVol  ·  The star ζVol  ·  Volans  ·  del Vol  ·  eps Vol  ·  gam01 Vol  ·  gam02 Vol  ·  zet Vol
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NGC 2442 and 2443 ("Cobra and Mouse") interacting galaxy pair in the middle of Vol star field, 



    
        

            Alexandr Zaytsev
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NGC 2442 and 2443 ("Cobra and Mouse") interacting galaxy pair in the middle of Vol star field

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NGC 2442 and 2443 ("Cobra and Mouse") interacting galaxy pair in the middle of Vol star field, 



    
        

            Alexandr Zaytsev
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NGC 2442 and 2443 ("Cobra and Mouse") interacting galaxy pair in the middle of Vol star field

Acquisition details

Dates:
Dec. 11, 2020
Frames:
17×300(1h 25′)
Integration:
1h 25′
Avg. Moon age:
25.93 days
Avg. Moon phase:
13.98%

RA center: 07h39m15s.49

DEC center: -70°0850.4

Pixel scale: 6.299 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -1.634 degrees

Field radius: 3.816 degrees

WCS transformation: thin plate spline

More info:Open 

Resolution: 3268x2888

File size: 8.5 MB

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: ChileScope

Description

85min integral LRGB exposure for the star field in Vol featuring a pair of NGC 2442 and NGC 2443 interacting galaxy pair (also known as the "Meathook Galaxy" or the "Cobra and Mouse") near the middle - captured remotely using Telescope #4 (Nikkor 200mm f/2, FLI Microline 16200) system of ChileScope observatory, also known as VST - a Very Small Telescope))

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NGC 2442 and 2443 ("Cobra and Mouse") interacting galaxy pair in the middle of Vol star field, 



    
        

            Alexandr Zaytsev

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