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Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Contains:  NGC 1300, NGC1300, PGC853569, PGC856831, PGC857124
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NGC 1300, 



    
        

            Peter Goodhew
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NGC 1300

Imaging telescopes or lenses: APM Telescopes TMB - LZOS Apo refractor 152/1200

Imaging cameras: QSI 6120wsg-8

Mounts: 10Micron GM2000HPS II

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar Autoguider X2

Filters: Astrodon Lum  ·  Astrodon Blue  ·  Green  ·  Red


Frames:
Astrodon Blue: 10x300" bin 1x1
Green: 11x300" bin 1x1
Astrodon Lum: 102x300" bin 1x1
Red: 12x300" bin 1x1

Integration: 11.2 hours


Astrometry.net job: 3945533

RA center: 3h 19' 40"

DEC center: -19° 24' 7"

Pixel scale: 0.534 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -3.258 degrees

Field radius: 0.340 degrees


Resolution: 3743x2637

Locations: e-Eye, Fregenal de la Sierra, Extramadura, Spain

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: e-EyE Extremadura

Description

NGC 1300 is a beautiful example of a barred spiral galaxy. It is 70 million light years from Earth in the constellation Eridanus, and it is over 100,000 light years across - approximately the same size as our Milky Way galaxy.

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NGC 1300, 



    
        

            Peter Goodhew

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