M95


Dan Crowson
 

M95 (NGC 3351, UGC 5850, PGC 32007 and others) is a barred spiral galaxy located approximately 32 million light-years away (https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/pdf/2019/11/aa34553-18.pdf) in Leo.

 

Luminance – 24x600s – 240 minutes – binned 1x1

RGB – 12:10:16x300s – 60:50:80 minutes each – binned 2x2

 

430 minutes total exposure – 7 hours 10 minutes

 

Imaged January 17th and February 5th and 6th, 2021 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/50920389641/sizes/l/

 

Four asteroids were captured on the evening of January 17th - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/50920451297/sizes/l/.


Dan

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Gregg Ruppel
 

Excellent.  Thanks for sharing.

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On Feb 7, 2021, at 4:44 PM, Dan Crowson <dcrowson@...> wrote:



M95 (NGC 3351, UGC 5850, PGC 32007 and others) is a barred spiral galaxy located approximately 32 million light-years away (https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/pdf/2019/11/aa34553-18.pdf) in Leo.

 

Luminance – 24x600s – 240 minutes – binned 1x1

RGB – 12:10:16x300s – 60:50:80 minutes each – binned 2x2

 

430 minutes total exposure – 7 hours 10 minutes

 

Imaged January 17th and February 5th and 6th, 2021 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/50920389641/sizes/l/

 

Four asteroids were captured on the evening of January 17th - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/50920451297/sizes/l/.


Dan

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Brian Ottum
 

Great job on a fascinating target.  So much going on there in that galaxy.

 

From: DarkSkyNewMexico@groups.io <DarkSkyNewMexico@groups.io> On Behalf Of Dan Crowson
Sent: Sunday, February 7, 2021 6:45 PM
To: 'Dan Crowson' <dcrowson@...>
Subject: [DarkSkyNewMexico] M95

 

M95 (NGC 3351, UGC 5850, PGC 32007 and others) is a barred spiral galaxy located approximately 32 million light-years away (https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/pdf/2019/11/aa34553-18.pdf) in Leo.

 

Luminance – 24x600s – 240 minutes – binned 1x1

RGB – 12:10:16x300s – 60:50:80 minutes each – binned 2x2

 

430 minutes total exposure – 7 hours 10 minutes

 

Imaged January 17th and February 5th and 6th, 2021 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/50920389641/sizes/l/

 

Four asteroids were captured on the evening of January 17th - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/50920451297/sizes/l/.


Dan

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Dardenne Prairie MO               http://www.crowson.com

 


Min Xie
 

Very nice!


Bernard Miller
 

Dan,

 

Nice detail. Nice catch on the asteroids.

 

Bernard

 

 

From: DarkSkyNewMexico@groups.io On Behalf Of Dan Crowson
Sent: Sunday, February 7, 2021 4:45 PM
To: 'Dan Crowson' <dcrowson@...>
Subject: [DarkSkyNewMexico] M95

 

M95 (NGC 3351, UGC 5850, PGC 32007 and others) is a barred spiral galaxy located approximately 32 million light-years away (https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/pdf/2019/11/aa34553-18.pdf) in Leo.

 

Luminance – 24x600s – 240 minutes – binned 1x1

RGB – 12:10:16x300s – 60:50:80 minutes each – binned 2x2

 

430 minutes total exposure – 7 hours 10 minutes

 

Imaged January 17th and February 5th and 6th, 2021 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/50920389641/sizes/l/

 

Four asteroids were captured on the evening of January 17th - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/50920451297/sizes/l/.


Dan

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Dardenne Prairie MO               http://www.crowson.com

 




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MJ Post
 

Dan - I really like the way you handle color on the galaxies.  And good catch on the asteroids.  I suppose I shouldn't be surprised, but their tracks were at noticeably different angles.
 
MJ

On 02/07/2021 4:44 PM Dan Crowson <dcrowson@...> wrote:
 
 

M95 (NGC 3351, UGC 5850, PGC 32007 and others) is a barred spiral galaxy located approximately 32 million light-years away (https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/pdf/2019/11/aa34553-18.pdf) in Leo.

 

Luminance – 24x600s – 240 minutes – binned 1x1

RGB – 12:10:16x300s – 60:50:80 minutes each – binned 2x2

 

430 minutes total exposure – 7 hours 10 minutes

 

Imaged January 17th and February 5th and 6th, 2021 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/50920389641/sizes/l/

 

Four asteroids were captured on the evening of January 17th - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/50920451297/sizes/l/.


Dan

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Dardenne Prairie MO               http://www.crowson.com

 


Joe Ziha
 

Nice Image, Dan and great capture of the asteroids.

Joe

On Feb 7, 2021, at 5:44 PM, Dan Crowson <dcrowson@...> wrote:

M95 (NGC 3351, UGC 5850, PGC 32007 and others) is a barred spiral galaxy located approximately 32 million light-years away (https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/pdf/2019/11/aa34553-18.pdf) in Leo.
 
Luminance – 24x600s – 240 minutes – binned 1x1
RGB – 12:10:16x300s – 60:50:80 minutes each – binned 2x2
 
430 minutes total exposure – 7 hours 10 minutes
 
Imaged January 17th and February 5th and 6th, 2021 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.
 
 
Four asteroids were captured on the evening of January 17th - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/50920451297/sizes/l/. 

Dan
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Dardenne Prairie MO               http://www.crowson.com