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The Spiral Galaxy NGC 6744 in the Constellation Pavo - by Mike O'Day ( 500px.com/mikeoday ) | by Mike O'Day
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The Spiral Galaxy NGC 6744 in the Constellation Pavo - by Mike O'Day ( 500px.com/mikeoday )

Spiral Galaxy NGC 6744 in Pavo - by Mike O'Day ( 500px.com/mikeoday ).

 

NGC 6744 is a Milky Way like barred spiral galaxy in the constellation Pavo.

 

Visible only from lower latitudes, the light we see now left this galaxy around 30 million years ago.

 

Details:

 

Spiral Galaxy NGC 6744 in Pavo.

Skywatcher Quattro 10" f4 Newtonian telescope.

Skywatcher AZ Eq6 GT Mount.

Orion 80mm f5 guide scope and auto guider - PHD2.

Baader MPCC Mark 3 Coma Corrector, no filter.

Nikon D5300 (unmodified).

Field of view (deg) ~ 1.35 x 0.90.

ISO800, 14bit NEF, Long Exp. NR on.

44 x 120sec 4th Sept 2016

 

Processed in PixInsight and finished off in Photoshop.

 

Links:

500px.com/MikeODay

photo.net/photos/MikeODay

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Uploaded on September 10, 2016