Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Corvus (Crv)  ·  Contains:  Antennae  ·  Antennae Galaxies  ·  NGC 4038  ·  NGC 4039  ·  NGC4038  ·  NGC4039
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~ the antennae galaxies ~, 


            Daniel Kuebler
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~ the antennae galaxies ~

Imaging cameras: FLI PL16803

Guiding telescopes or lenses: ASA RC-1000AZ

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto S.L. PixInsight  ·  Adobe Photoshop 2020

Filters: Astrodon LRGB

Dates:Feb. 9, 2021

Astrodon B: 3x300"
Astrodon G: 3x300"
Astrodon L: 5x300"
Astrodon R: 3x300"

Integration: 1.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.20 days

Avg. Moon phase: 6.02%

Astrometry.net job: 4211952

RA center: 12h 1' 49"

DEC center: -18° 52' 58"

Pixel scale: 0.546 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 95.662 degrees

Field radius: 0.210 degrees

Resolution: 2048x1871

Locations: El Sauce Observatory, Río Hurtado, Chile

Data source: Professional, scientific grade data


One of my desired targets, though not at the top of the list, which I would never (and I mean never) have been able to photograph with my modest gear, I was now able to capture using a giant 1m telescope provided by Telescope Live.


Sky plot

Sky plot


~ the antennae galaxies ~, 


            Daniel Kuebler