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Galaxy NGC 1291: NGC 1291 is a ring galaxy in the constellation of Eridanus and thought to be in a distance of about 33 Mio LY.

The image was taken at the observatory of IAS at Hakos Farm in Namibia.

Object Galaxy NGC 1291
Category IAS Hakos, Namibia
Designation NGC 1291
Constellation Eridanus
Optics Keller 20 inch Cassegrain f/3 in corrected primary focus
Mount Liebscher GEM
Camera SBIG STL-11000M with internal CFW 5
Exposure 3 x 5min each Baader LRGB filterset. Maxim DL for image acquisition
Calibration Dark + Flat Frame
Guiding Selfguiding
Processing Maxim DL5, CCDStack, Photoshop. Color Code LRGB
Location-Date IAS-Hakos, Namibia - 5 Dec 2010
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