NGC 6744

Posted by dcrowson
on Sunday, August 16, 2020
NGC 6744 (Caldwell 101, ESO 104-42, PGC 62836 and others) is an intermediate spiral galaxy located approximately 31 million light-years away in Pavo.

NGC 6744A (ESO 104-38, PGC 62815 and others) is a companion galaxy found in the arms above and to the right.

Luminance – 12x600s – 120 minutes – binned 1x1
RGB – 8x300s – 40 minutes each – binned 1x1

240 minutes total exposure – 4 hours

Imaged on August 13th and 14th, 2020 at the El Sauce Observatory (Rio Hurtado, Chile) with a FLI PL 16803 on an ASA 500N at f/3.8 1900mm.

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