NGC 6744  -  Wide field

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Object data of NGC6744

Object type: Galaxy (SBb-c)
Size: 20.2' x 13.2'
Magnitude: 9.1 mag
Constellation: Pav
Distance: 31 Mio Ly
Notes: NGC 6744 is an intermediate spiral galaxy about 30 million light-years away in the constellation Pavo. It is thought to be one of the most Milky Way-like spiral galaxies in our immediate vicinity.

Exposure data

Date: 2015-10-14 + 2015-10-16 + 2015-10-17
Location: Hacienda Los Andes / Chile (1100m)
Telescope: Nikon AF-S Nikkor 500mm f/4E @ f/5
Camera: Nikon D750 (ISO800)
Mount: Astro-Physics AP1600GTO
Exposure time: 32x5min
Exposure time total: 2h 40min
Notes: Image acquisition by CEDIC team (Bernhard Hubl, Christoph Kaltseis, Markus Blauensteiner)

Image processing by Bernhard Hubl