NGC 5248

Dan Crowson

NGC 5248 (UGC 8616, PGC 48130, Caldwell 45 and others) is a spiral galaxy located approximately 44 million ( light-years away in Boötes.


MCG+02-35-014 (PGC 48114 and others) is the Seyfert 2 ring galaxy at the top center.


Luminance – 24x600s – 240 minutes – binned 1x1

RGB – 10x300s – 50 minutes each – binned 2x2


390 minutes total exposure – 6 hours 30 minutes


Imaged February 25th and 26th and March 19th, 23rd and 27th, 2020 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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