Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  NGC 7317  ·  NGC 7318  ·  NGC 7319  ·  NGC 7320  ·  Stephan's Quintet
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Stephan's Quintet, 


            Ian Gorin
Stephan's Quintet
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: CELESTRON EdgeHD 14

Imaging cameras: Atik 460 EX Mono

Mounts: MesuMount200

Guiding telescopes or lenses: CELESTRON EdgeHD 14

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Loadestar X2

Filters: Astronomik RGB 1.25" Type IIc  ·  Astronomik L 1.25" Type IIc

Accessory: Xagyl Ultra-thin Filter Wheel

Dates:Aug. 30, 2019

Astronomik L 1.25" Type IIc: 47x600" -10C bin 1x1
Astronomik RGB 1.25" Type IIc: 29x300" -10C bin 2x2

Integration: 10.2 hours

Flats: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 0.08 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.01%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00

Temperature: 15.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2900591

RA center: 22h 36' 2"

DEC center: +33° 58' 1"

Pixel scale: 0.242 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 76.682 degrees

Field radius: 0.115 degrees

Resolution: 2689x2115

Locations: Upstate Stars, Liberty, New York, United States

Data source: Backyard


Stephan's Quintet was discovered by Édouard Stephan in 1877 at the Marseille Observatory. It consists of 4 galaxies NGC 7317, 7318A, B, 7319. NGC 7320 is much closer to us. But, 7320C is possibly a part of the group. The association was subsequently cataloged as Hickson Group 92.



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