Four galaxies in U Maj


Gregg Ruppel
 

Hi all:
Some very good seeing and a couple weeks of moonless nights allowed me to capture some lesser known but very interesting galaxies, all in Ursa Major:

NGC 3359
http://www.greggsastronomy.com/IMAGES/ngc3359-LRGB.jpg
1.3X crop
http://www.greggsastronomy.com/IMAGES/ngc3359-LRGBcrop.jpg
LRGB, 3.4 hours

NGC 3642
http://www.greggsastronomy.com/IMAGES/ngc3642-LRGB.jpg
1.3X crop
http://www.greggsastronomy.com/IMAGES/ngc3642-LRGBcrop.jpg
LRGB, 4 hours

NGC 3938 and NGC 4013
http://www.greggsastronomy.com/IMAGES/ngc3938_4013-LRGB.jpg
1.3X crops
http://www.greggsastronomy.com/IMAGES/ngc3938-LRGBcrop.jpg
http://www.greggsastronomy.com/IMAGES/ngc4013-LRGBcrop.jpg
LRGB, 6.1 hours

These were all captured with 300 second integrations from Dark Sky New Mexico.

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Clear skies,

Gregg
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