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NGC 1042, NGC 1052, and NGC 1048
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(Click the image above for the largest available version.)
Also see these cropped views of: NGC 1042(the main spiral), NGC 1052 (note the dust, probably leftover galaxy bits due to a recent merger), NGC 1048 (two interacting galaxies).


Picture Details:

  • Optics             32-inch Schulman Telescope (RC Optical Systems)
  • Camera           SBIG STX 16803 CCD Camera
  • Filters              AstroDon Gen II
  • Dates               October 2011
  • Location          Mount Lemmon SkyCenter
  • Exposure          LRGB = 480:80:70:90 minutes
  • Acquisition       ACP Observatory Control Software (DC-3 Dreams),TheSky (Software Bisque), Maxim DL/CCD (Cyanogen)
  • Processing        CCDStack (CCDWare), Photoshop CS5 (Adobe)
  • Credit Line and Copyright        Adam Block/Mount Lemmon SkyCenter/University of Arizona

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Although larger versions of this image are available, they are NOT to be used without the expressed permission of Adam Block.