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T138 - Radio Galaxy Centaurus A - CEN
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T138 - Radio Galaxy Centaurus A - CEN

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Wow! Large, bright, round galaxy has wide, mottled dust lane. Beautiful!

Object Information

Name T138 - Radio Galaxy Centaurus A - CEN
Type Spiral Galaxy
Constellation Centaurus
Catalogue NGC 5128

Acquisition / Processing

Exposure All TAAS Objects:
FOV = About 1 degree in width
All faint objects are L - 6 x 600 sec Bin 1 = 1 Hr.
All bright objects are L - 6 x 300 sec Bin 1 - 0.5 Hr.
Telescope AP 160 @ f7.7
Camera SBIG STF-8300
Guiding SBIG SG4 / Tak 90
Mount AP 900GTO
Filters Astrodon-Gen 2 LRGB
Location San Pedro Creek, NM
Date May 24, 2012

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