Sextans A

Posted by dcrowson
on Sunday, April 10, 2022
Sextans A (PGC 29653, UGCA 205 and others) is a irregular dwarf galaxy located approximately 4.28 light-years away in Sextans.

Luminance – 24x600s – 240 minutes – binned 1x1
RGB – 9:8:9x300s – 45:40:45 minutes each – binned 2x2

370 minutes total exposure – 6 hours and 10 minutes

Imaged April 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th, 2022 from Dark Sky New Mexico at Rancho Hidalgo (Animas, New Mexico) with a SBIG STF-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT12RCT at f/8 2432mm.


I previously imaged Sextans B and the image ended up in Astronomy Magazine -
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