NGC 6744

NGC 6744
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NGC 6744

This is an image of NGC 6744. It is a spiral galaxy about 30 million light years away in the constellation Pavo. It is thought to be one of the most Milky Way-like spiral galaxies in our immediate vicinity, with flocculent (fluffy) arms and an elongated core. It also has at least one distorted companion galaxy (NGC 6744A).
SPECIFICATIONS
Telescope ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Telescope
Planewave CDK24
Camera ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Camera
FLI PL 9000
Location ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Location
Río Hurtado, Coquimbo Region, Chile
Date of observation ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Date of observation
23 November 2021
Filters ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Filters
Astrodon LRGB 2GEN
Processing ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Processing
Pixinsight and Photoshop
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