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Observation by Kevin Gurney: Hickson Compact Galaxy Group 44

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Kevin Gurney

Observer

Kevin Gurney

Observed

2017 Apr 22 - 23:00

Uploaded

2017 May 23 - 22:08

Objects

Arp 316

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Constellation

Leo

Field centre

RA: 10h17m
Dec: +21°47'
Position angle: -3°21'

Field size

0°19' × 0°16'

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.

Location

Lochgoilhead in West Scotland

Target name

Hickson 44

Title

Hickson Compact Galaxy Group 44

About this image

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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