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NGC 772
Constellation Aries
106 million light years distant
Taken November 23 and 24, 2011
Ocala, FL
6 min exposures stacked in DSS for a total of 4 hours 36 min
PS CS5
AT6RC
Orion 50mm guidescope with SSAG
Canon T1i (Hap Griffin modified)
Losmandy G-11 with Gemini II
Hutech IDAS Light Pollution Suppression (LPS) Filter
Just a little stab at something I saw in a book of targets to image. I should add more time to this (duh) but I'm not going to...

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Comment by Raymond Kneip on November 29, 2011 at 12:55pm

Small galaxy showing a lot of details. Excellent image and processing!

Comment by Steve Coates on November 27, 2011 at 10:52am

Thanks all for commenting. This is the farthest target I've imaged to date at ~106 mly (though Wikipedia has it at 130mly). Hard to believe that those photons took that long to reach the sensor on my camera. Wonder how things are going there...

Comment by Luc Delisle on November 26, 2011 at 7:44pm

Nice, we don't see this galaxie very often, well done!

Comment by Marc Basti on November 26, 2011 at 6:58pm

I like how you pulled that bit of nebulosity out of it- good process. That thing is small, good catch! Marc

Comment by Trevor Woodrow on November 26, 2011 at 4:12pm

Well done Steve...I see at least...two hitch hikers? at 3 o'clock and like 6:10?

Comment by Conor on November 26, 2011 at 3:12pm

Sweet shot man. Don't see this one so much.

You got a ton of detail here. I don't think more time would yield much more.

We must really discuss when you are going to donate your mount to me...

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