Re: NGC 918
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Really cool shot with the AGN.
From: DarkSkyNewMexico@groups.io On Behalf Of Dan Crowson
Sent: Saturday, December 28, 2019 8:45 PM
To: 'Dan Crowson' <dcrowson@...>
Subject: [DarkSkyNewMexico] NGC 918
NGC 918 (UGC 1888, PGC 9236 and others) is an AGN galaxy located approximately 53 million light-years away in Aries. Our view is impacted by MBM 8, a cloud of IFN illuminated by our galaxy, approximately 650 light-years away. Several denser areas can also be found in the Planck Galactic Cold Clump (PGCC) catalog.
Luminance – 18x1800s – 540 minutes – binned 1x1
RGB – 6x600s – 60 minutes each – binned 2x2
720 minutes total exposure – 12 hours
Imaged on October 23rd, 24th and 25th, 2017 from Dark Sky New Mexico at Rancho Hidalgo (Animas, New Mexico) with a SBIG ST-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT90EDT at f/6.7 603mm.