NGC 6702  +  NGC 6703

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Object identification (1.8MB)

DSLR widefield image

Object data of NGC6702

Object type: Galaxy (E)
Size: 1.9' x 1.5'
Magnitude: 13.3mag
Constellation: Lyr
Distance: 200 Mio Ly
Notes: NGC 6702 (upper galaxy in above image) is an elliptical galaxy and NGC 6703 (lower galaxy in above image) is a lenticular galaxy in constellation Lyra. These two galaxies are not physically associated. This region of the sky contains faint nebulae and many bright stars, because constellation Lyra  is located near the galactic plane.

Object data of NGC6703

Object type: Galaxy (E-S0)
Size: 2.7' x 2.5'
Magnitude: 12.3mag
Constellation: Lyr
Distance: 100 Mio Ly

Exposure data

Date: 2017-08-21 until 2017-10-15 (6 nights)
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 70x8min / R 20x8min / G 20x8min / B 20x8min
Exposure time total: 17h 20min
Notes: Bad transparency in many nights