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T143 - VIR

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Lovely edge-on spiral! Oval hub. Dust lane not seen in 17.5". Needs a black sky.

Object Information

Name T143 - VIR
Type Spiral Galaxy
Constellation Virgo
Catalogue NGC 5746

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
Camera Temp -18ÂșC
Guiding SBIG SG4 / AP 105
Mount AP 900GTO
Filters Astrodon-Gen 2 LRGB
Location San Pedro Creek, NM
Date May 12, 2013

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