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The thinnest galaxies I've ever imaged, 


The thinnest galaxies I've ever imaged

The thinnest galaxies I've ever imaged

Technical card

Resolution: 1338x1027

Dates:Oct. 4, 2019

Frames: 26x240" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 2x2

Integration: 1.7 hours

Darks: ~25

Flats: ~25

Bias: ~75

Avg. Moon age: 6.22 days

Avg. Moon phase: 37.79%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00

Temperature: 2.00 job: 2971115

RA center: 278.362 degrees

DEC center: 59.954 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.088 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 85.360 degrees

Field radius: 0.255 degrees

Locations: Remote site 4, St Alexandre, Quebec, Canada

Data source: Traveller


These are the smallest and thinnest galaxies pair I've ever imaged at a size of roughly 45 x 12 arc minutes and magnitude 15.3.
The little companion to the far left is roughly 9 arc sec thin, as measured according to



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The thinnest galaxies I've ever imaged, 



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