Pegasus Dwarf Galaxy

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Object Type: Irregular galaxy
5.0' x 2.7'

The Pegasus Dwarf Galaxy is part of the Local Group and is three million light-years from our galaxy.

Equipment: Meade 14" LX200R/STL-11000M/Astrodon LRGB filters/Paramount ME
F-ratio: f/9.5
Exposures: LRGB: L 97 x 20 minutes, binned 2x2: R 12 x 10 minutes: G 12 x 10 minutes: B 12 x 10 minutes: RGB binned 3x3
Date: August 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25, October 12, 2012
Landers, California, USA
Technical Notes:
Individual exposures were dithered using
CCDAutoPilot2 and then sigma combined. The RGB image was created using Registar 1.0. Reduce Noise was applied to the dim portions of the RGB image.

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