Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Camelopardalis (Cam)  ·  Contains:  IC 2184
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IC 2184 - Cosmic "Flying V" of Merging Galaxies, 



    
        

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IC 2184 - Cosmic "Flying V" of Merging Galaxies

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Canon EF 400mm f/5,6L USM

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 60Da

Mounts: iOptron ZEQ25GT

Software: PixInsight  ·  Noel Carboni's AstroFlat Pro  ·  Elements Photoshop


Dates:Jan. 11, 2021

Frames: 420x30" (3h 30') ISO1600

Integration: 3h 30'

Darks: 10

Flats: 30

Flat darks: 10

Bias: 80

Avg. Moon age: 27.70 days

Avg. Moon phase: 3.75%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00

Mean SQM: 18.38

Temperature: -1.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4197146

RA center: 7h 28' 28"

DEC center: +72° 7' 58"

Pixel scale: 1.129 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 353.722 degrees

Field radius: 0.331 degrees


Resolution: 1840x1035

Locations: Home, Mestre, Venezia, Italy

Data source: Backyard

Description

Probably an interacting pair of galaxies seen almost edge-on,

168 million light-years away (For H0 = 69.6)

A region of vigorous star formation, well

visible in images of PanSTARRS-1 and Hubble S.T.,

is what I call "Snail tentacle"

(PanSTARRS-1:

http://ps1images.stsci.edu/cgi-bin/ps1cutouts?pos=IC+2184)

Drizzle x2 integration

Cropped

Unguided

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