The Details
Object
NGC 2683 in Lynx
Optics
12.5" RCOS Ritchey-Chretien at f/6.9
Platform
Astro-Physics 1200 GTO
Camera
SBIG ST-10XME
Filters
Tru-Balance LRGB filter set
Date
11 April 2005
Location
Plomosa Mountains of La Paz County, Arizona
Exposure
L 12 x 600 sec 1x1 bin; RGB 4 ea x 300 sec 2x2 bin
Software
Maxim DL/CCD, Registar, Photoshop CS 2
Orientation
Field of view: 20' 42" x 15' 04 " centered on RA 08h52m41s
DEC 33°25'03" (2000.0) North angle 180.3°; east 90° CCW from north
Notes

A nearly edge-on spiral galaxy in the constellation Lynx, NGC 2683 lies about 16 million iight years from Earth.

 

 

 

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