Re: The Red Galaxy


Bernard Miller
 

Nice Gregg. It is tough to pull detail out of this one due to all the dust in the way.

Bernard

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From: DarkSkyNewMexico@groups.io On Behalf Of Gregg Ruppel
Sent: Friday, October 23, 2020 3:28 PM
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Subject: [DarkSkyNewMexico] The Red Galaxy

Hi all:

IC 342 is a large face-on spiral that would appear much brighter if if didn't lie in the galactic plane. Intervening dust makes IC 342 appear somewhat red:

http://www.greggsastronomy.com/IMAGES/ic342-LRGB.jpg

LRGB, 18 hours total exposure from Dark Sky New Mexico

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