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Contains:  Centaurus A, NGC 5128, NGC5128
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NGC5128 - Centaurus A Galaxy (LRGB) from skies Bortle 9

Technical card

Dates:May 26, 2020May 27, 2020

Optolong 2" UV/IR Cut: 180x120" (gain: 100.00) -25C bin 1x1
SVBONY B_CCD 2" Filter: 45x120" (gain: 100.00) -25C bin 1x1
SVBONY G-CCD 2" Filter: 45x120" (gain: 100.00) -25C bin 1x1
SVBONY R-CCD 2"Filter: 45x120" (gain: 100.00) -25C bin 1x1

Integration: 10.5 hours

Darks: ~100

Flats: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 4.14 days

Avg. Moon phase: 18.35%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 9.00 job: 3559203

RA center: 13h 25' 29"

DEC center: -43° 0' 55"

Pixel scale: 0.722 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -26.748 degrees

Field radius: 0.574 degrees

Resolution: 4576x3440

Locations: Casa, Córdoba Capital, Córdoba, Argentina

Data source: Backyard


Hi everyone!!

I want to share with you this rendition of Centaurus A Galaxy from my heavily polluted skies. For this image I used the same technique that the last LRGB images, that consist in stack an Optolong L-Pro flter with the LRGB filters.

I Hope you enjoy it,

Clear skies! stay safe!



Ariel Cappelletti
License: None (All rights reserved)

Sky plot

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NGC5128 - Centaurus A Galaxy (LRGB) from skies Bortle 9, 


            Ariel Cappelletti