Observation by Paul Downing: Arp 244 - The Antennae Galaxies

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Paul Downing, FRAS

Observer

Paul Downing

Observed

2014 Apr 29 - 11:42

Uploaded

2014 Apr 29 - 11:47

Objects

Arp 244
NGC4038
NGC4039

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Constellation

Corvus

Field centre

RA: 12h01m
Dec: -18°50'
Position angle: -88°18'

Field size

0°24' × 0°17'

Equipment
  • QSI 683
Location

Alpujarra, Spain

Target name

Antennae Galaxies

Title

Arp 244 - The Antennae Galaxies

About this image

This image, of interacting galaxies NGC 4038 and 4039, was taken in Spain on 2014-04-26 using a 12.5" Planewave telescope and QSI 683 CCD camera.  The image is an LRGB with total exposure times of 60 minutes (Luminance) and 30 minutes (Colours) in 10 minute sub-frames.  Filter set was Astrodon LRGB. 

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