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NGC 1300


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About this observation
Peter Goodhew FRAS
Time of observation
19/10/2020 - 14:13
NGC 1300
Observing location
Fregenal de la Sierra, Spain
APM TMB 152 LZOS Refractors
10Micron GM2000 HPS mount
QSI6120wsg8 cameras
Blue: 10x300" Green: 11x300" Lum: 102x300" Red: 12x300" Total Integration: 11.2 hours

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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