Centaurus A (NGC 5128)

Centaurus A (NGC 5128)
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Centaurus A (NGC 5128)

Centaurus A, also known as NGC 5128, is a peculiar lenticular galaxy in the constellation Centaurus, which appears to be an elliptical galaxy with a huge superimposed dust lane. It is one of the closest radio galaxies, and its active galactic nucleus has been extensively studied.
SPECIFICATIONS
Telescope ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Telescope
Planewave 24“ CDK @ F6.8
Camera ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Camera
FLI PL 9000
Location ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Location
El Sauce Observatory, Rio Hurtado, Chile
Date of observation ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Date of observation
04/2021
Filters ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Filters
L, R, G, B
Processing ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Processing
CCDstack, Pixinsight, Excalibrator, Photoshop
Credits ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Credits
processing: Nicolas ROLLAND
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