Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  NGC 5311  ·  NGC 5326  ·  NGC 5350  ·  NGC 5353  ·  NGC 5354  ·  NGC 5371
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HCG68-Lots of Galaxies, 



    
        

            Alan Rockowitz
HCG68-Lots of Galaxies
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HCG68-Lots of Galaxies

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HCG68-Lots of Galaxies, 



    
        

            Alan Rockowitz
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HCG68-Lots of Galaxies

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion Short Tube 80  ·  Celestron C9.25 SCT

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 2600 MC Pro

Mounts: Celestron CGX-L

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion Short Tube 80

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Loadestar 2

Focal reducers: Starizona HyperStar v3

Software: Nighttime Imaging ‘N’ Astronomy  ·  Pleiades pixinsight 1.86  ·  Open PHD Guiding PHD 2.6


Dates:April 2, 2021

Frames: 140x60" (2h 20')

Integration: 2h 20'

Avg. Moon age: 20.10 days

Avg. Moon phase: 71.08%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4377451

RA center: 13h54m02s

DEC center: +40°1655

Pixel scale: 1.442 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.512 degrees

Field radius: 1.505 degrees


Resolution: 6248x4176

Data source: Traveller

Description

This is a beautiful group of galaxies--in fact there are galaxies spread out across this whole field.

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HCG68-Lots of Galaxies, 



    
        

            Alan Rockowitz