NGC 6744

NGC 6744
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NGC 6744

NGC 6744 (also known as Caldwell 101) is an intermediate spiral galaxy about 30 million ly in the constellation Pavo. It is considered as a Milky Way mimic in our immediate vicinity, displaying flocculent (fluffy) arms and an elongated core. It also has at least one distorted companion galaxy (NGC 6744A) superficially similar to one of the Magellanic Clouds.
NGC 6744 lies within the Virgo Supercluster.

Image acquired with 2 one click observations with CHI-1
SPECIFICATIONS
Telescope ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Telescope
CHI-1 Planewave CDK24
Camera ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Camera
FLI PL9000
Location ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Location
El Sauce Observatory, Chile
Date of observation ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Date of observation
6/05/2021
Filters ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Filters
LRGB
Processing ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Processing
AstroPixelProcessor, Photoshop CC (incl. AstroPanel 4.2, Astronomy Tools & Denoise Projects 3 plug-ins)
Credits ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Credits
One-click observations TL