NGC 6822 Irregular Galaxy (Barnard's Galaxy)

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NGC 6822 Irregular Galaxy (Barnard's Galaxy)

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Object: NGC 6822 Irregular Galaxy (Barnard's Galaxy) Constellation Sagittarius

NOAO Image of NGC 6822

Distance: 1.6 Million light years

Date(s) Taken: July 17 - 29, 2009

Telescope: Orion XT - 12 and Televue Paracorr

Focal Length: 1720 mm

Camera: ST 2000 XM operating at -25 deg C sensor temperature, Water Cooling

Resolution: 0.89 Arc-seconds / Pixel

Exposures: 13.8 hours total duration

21 Luminance - 10 Minute Images binned 1x1

10 Hydrogen Alpha (6nm bandpass) - 30 Minute Images binned 1x1

11 Red - 10 Minute Images binned 1x1

9 Green - 10 Minute Images binned 1x1

11 Blue - 10 Minute Images binned 1x1

Image Utilization - 48%

 

 

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