Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Sculptor (Scl)  ·  Contains:  NGC 55
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Whale Galaxy NGC55 in Sculptor - Sadr Chili, 



    
        

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Whale Galaxy NGC55 in Sculptor - Sadr Chili
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Whale Galaxy NGC55 in Sculptor - Sadr Chili

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Whale Galaxy NGC55 in Sculptor - Sadr Chili

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: TS ONTC Newton Newton 14'' F/5

Imaging cameras: Moravian Instruments G3-16200

Mounts: SkyWatcher EQ 8

Guiding telescopes or lenses: TS ONTC Newton Newton 14'' F/5

Software: PHD Labs PHD 2 Guiding  ·  PinInsight 1.8  ·  SGP Pro

Filters: Baader RVB  ·  Baader L


Dates:Sept. 1, 2019

Frames:
Baader L: 25x600" (4h 10') bin 1x1
Baader RVB: 30x119" (59' 30") bin 2x2

Integration: 5h 9' 30"

Avg. Moon age: 2.42 days

Avg. Moon phase: 6.47%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2899258

RA center: 00h15m04s.1

DEC center: -39°1409

Pixel scale: 0.695 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 6.558 degrees

Field radius: 0.547 degrees


Resolution: 3544x4424

Locations: Sadr Chili, Ovalle, Chile

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility

Description

Another splendor of the Southern Sky , NGC55 realized with the 14'' newton at 1781mm focal lenght and a 16200-6µm captor.

Personnaly , I see more a roman sword or even a racing elongated car than a whale , tell me what you think ?

WIKI : NGC 55, also occasionally referred to as The Whale Galaxy, is a Magellanic type barred spiral galaxy located about 7 million light-years away in the constellation Sculptor. Along with its neighbor NGC 300, it is one of the closest galaxies to the Local Group, probably lying between the Milky Way and the Sculptor Group

Red [email protected] bin 2X2 -20°C

Blue [email protected] bin 2X2 -20°C

Green [email protected] bin 2X2 -20°C

Light [email protected] -20°C

2 Nights : 31/01 August and 01/02 September

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