UGC 3294


Dan Crowson
 

UGC 3294 (PGC 17156 and others) is a spiral galaxy located approximately 185 million light-years away (https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1086/510201/pdf) 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.

 

LRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/49625508117/sizes/l/

 

Dan

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Dan Crowson                          dcrowson@...
Dardenne Prairie MO               http://www.crowson.com

 

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