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NGC5128 - The Hamburger Galaxy (Low Magnification)













  Object Centaurus A (NGC5128), Irregular Galaxy, in Centaurus (A.K.A. “The Hamburger Galaxy”)
  Telescope (Photo) Televue 85 refractor w/0.8 focal reducer (f/5.6)
  Telescope (Guiding) Meade LX200GPS 12" SCT @ f/6.3
  Camera (Photo) Canon 20Da DSLR
  Camera (Guiding) SBIG ST-4 (direct drive of guiding telescope)
  Exposure Detail Averaged combination of 6 images at 480 seconds each, ISO400; RAW file conversion, full calibration (bias, flat, dark), and initial image processing using ImagesPlus 2.75; final image processing using Photoshop CS2
  Location Chiefland Astronomy Village, Florida  (N29.409, W82.860)
  Date 02/26/06