NGC 6744 - Chile

Posted by dcrowson
on Sunday, May 23, 2021
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 – 10x600s – 100 minutes – binned 1x1
RGB – 7:7:9x600s – 70:70:90 minutes each – binned 1x1

330 minutes total exposure – 5 hours 30 minutes

Imaged November 7th, 2020 and April 10th, May 6th and 17th, 2021 at the El Sauce Observatory (Rio Hurtado, Chile) with a FLI PL 9000 on a PlaneWave CDK24 at f/6.5 3974 mm.

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