NGC 3310

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Object data of NGC3310

Object type: Galaxy (SBb-c)
Size: 2.8' x 2.6'
Magnitude: 11.4 mag
Constellation: UMa
Distance: 50 Mio Ly
Notes: NGC 3310 (=Arp 217) is a nearby disc galaxy undergoing an intense starburst. This system displays signs of a recent and complex merging history. There are also many star-forming regions throughout the disc.

Exposure data

Date: 2015-04-12+15+19+21 + 2015-05-18
Location: Nussbach / Austria (400m)
Telescope: 12" Newtonian telescope (f=1120mm)
Camera: QSI 660wsg-8 with Astrodon filters
Binning: L 1x1 / RGB 1x1
Mount: ASA DDM85
Exposure time: L 51x8min / R 20x8min / G 20x8min / B 20x8min
Exposure time total: 14h 48min


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