NGC 1512


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Date Taken:
Mazlin
NGC 1512
Galaxy
CTIO, Chile
12-30-2016
Description

NGC 1512 is a rarely imaged southern galaxy in the (dim) constellation Horologium. The core is quite bright, but the arms are extensive and very dim -- this was a challenge to process! Another interesting feature is the presence of a small satellite galaxy off to the left.

Technical Details
Exposure Time:
LRGB with 23 hr L, 12 hr R, 10 hr G, 12 hr B
Camera:
Finger Lakes PL 16803
Telescope:
RCOS Carbon Truss 16 inch f/11.3 Ritchey-Chretien
Mount:
Planewave 200HR
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