NGC 5128 (Cen), Centaurus A

NGC 5128 (Cen), Centaurus A

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Date/Site: 5. March 2019 plus 22. and 23. March 2015, Daniel-Verschatse-Observatory at the Hacienda los Andes, Chile
Exposure/
Filter:
R: 6 x 480 seconds and 5 x 600 seconds
G: 6 x 480 seconds and 3 x 600 seconds
B: 6 x 480 seconds and 3 x 600 seconds
L: 9 x 480 seconds and 3 x 600 seconds (-30°C)
Camera: FLI PL16803 with Astrodon II-filters
Optics/
Instrument:
TEC 500mm f/9 RC on AP1600 GTO
Guiding via MOAG with Lodestar,
focusing with FLI Atlas and @Focus3,
image acquisition: The SkyX,
Calibration with MaximDL, processing with PixInsight 1.8

My last remote-session with the TEC 500 was dedicated to the galaxy Centaurus A, which did not get enough time during my last visit to Chile.
Data from "Chile 2015" were included in this processing.
 

NGC 5128 (Cen)

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Date/Site: 22. and 23. March 2015, Astrofarm at the Hacienda los Andes, Chile
Exposure/
Filter:
R: 5 x 600 seconds
GBL: each 3 x 600 seconds (-30°C)
Camera: FLI PL16803 with Astrodon II-filters
Optics/
Instrument:
TEC 500mm f/9 RC on AP1600 GTO
Guiding: Lodestar on MOAG,
focusing: FLI Atlas and FocusMax,
image acquisition: MaximDL 5,
calibration: MaximDL, processing: PixInsight 1.8

Clouds ended the imaging-session prematurely and finally for "Chile 2015" and degraded the quality of almost every single frame. But considering the conditions and the very limited number of frames I'm happy with the result.

© Friedhelm Hübner, last revision:  20.08.2022