UGC 3294

Dan Crowson

UGC 3294 (PGC 17156 and others) is a spiral galaxy located approximately 185 million light-years away ( in Orion. This one is a visual (and imaging) challenge due to the magnitude 6.52 (V) star HD 34959.


Luminance – 25x600s – 250 minutes – binned 1x1

RGB – 8x300s – 40 minutes each – binned 2x2


370 minutes total exposure – 6 hours 10 minutes


Imaged October 28th, 30th and 31st and November 3rd, 2019 from Dark Sky New Mexico at Rancho Hidalgo (Animas, New Mexico) with a SBIG STF-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT12RCT at f/8 2432mm.





Dan Crowson                          dcrowson@...
Dardenne Prairie MO     


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