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Name / Constellation

NGC 1169

Other: UGC 2503; PGC 11521

Per

Coordinates AR: 03h 03m 34.7sec - Dec: +46° 23' 10.7"
Optics Richtey-Chretien Officina Stellare 10"@F8 Carbon Truss
Camera-Mount SBIG ST10XME/CFW10/ONAG/ST8300 guider - 10Micron GM2000 QCI Mount
Filters Astrodon LRGB TruBalance (Gen 2)
Exposure
  • Luminance
  • Red
  • Green
  • Blue
  • 23 x 900 sec - 5 hours 45 min
  • 8 x 600 sec - 75 minutes
  • 8 x 600 sec - 75 minutes
  • 8 x 600 sec - 75 minutes
  • UNBINNED
  • BINNING 2X2
  • BINNING 2X2
  • BINNING 2X2
Location / Date Promiod (Valle D'Aosta-Italy) "TLP" Remote Observatory - 18/19 nov 2017
Seeing About 2 " for luminance- 0.71 arcosec/pixel image scale unbinned
Note Very faint expecially for color acqusition
Acquisition MaxIm DL - CCD Autopilot 5
Processing Adobe Photoshop CS5 -
Comment

NGC 1169 is a barrel spiral galaxy with reddish core indicating the presence of older stars. Discovered by W. Herschel in 1786, it has an apparent 11.2mag and apparent size of 4.2' x 2.8'.