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Hickson Compact Galaxy Group 44

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Observer
Kevin Gurney
Time of observation
23/04/2017 - 00:00
Object
Hickson 44
Observing location
Lochgoilhead in West Scotland
Equipment
Celestron 8SE, OAG,
Atik 460EX mono, SX guide cam
Skywatcher AZ-EQ6-GT
ASA 0.77 focal reducer
Baader luminance filter
Exposure
22 x 300s subs bin 1x1.
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A beautiful dark sky this April, when we were staying in a cottage by the side of Loch Goil, allowed an attempt at imaging this fine collection of differently-typed galaxies. It includes the S-shaped NGC 3187 and edge-on NGC3190.

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