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NGC891

NGC891
NGC891
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clock 2013-10-04 0 comment(s)

Quote See more information here for the night this picture was taken. Quote

FactsA galaxy is a massive, gravitationally bound system consisting of stars, stellar remnants, an interstellar medium of gas and dust, and dark matter. Examples of galaxies range from dwarfs with as few as ten million stars to giants with one hundred trillion stars, each orbiting their galaxy's own center of mass.Factssource and more information wikipedia

Date: 2013-10-04
Location: Ekerö, Sweden
Temperature: 8 °C
Telescope: Meade LX200GPS 12" SCT
Camera: Canon 600D
ISO: 1600
Mount: Meade fork-mount
Exposure time: 13 X 45 sec
Reducer/flattener: F/6.3 reducer
Other info: Autoguided with 50mm scope and QHY5-II.
Processing: Stacked and darks-subtracted in DeepSkyStacker. Processed in Photoshop CS6.

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