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NGC 5746


Dan Crowson
 

NGC 5746 (UGC 9499, PGC 52665 and others) is an edge-on galaxy located approximately 95 million light-years away in Virgo. The brightness from the left is from 109 Virginis, a magnitude 3.71 star just out of the field of view.

 

Luminance – 24x600s – 240 minutes – binned 1x1

RGB – 8:8:10x300s – 40:40:50 minutes each – binned 2x2

 

370 minutes total exposure – 6 hours 10 minutes

 

Imaged April 27th and May 13th and 15th, 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.

 

LRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/49902160876/sizes/l/


Dan

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

 


Bernard Miller
 

Dan,

 

Really nice detail in the dust lanes.

 

Bernard

 

 

From: DarkSkyNewMexico@groups.io On Behalf Of Dan Crowson
Sent: Saturday, May 16, 2020 11:15 AM
To: 'Dan Crowson' <dcrowson@...>
Subject: [DarkSkyNewMexico] NGC 5746

 

NGC 5746 (UGC 9499, PGC 52665 and others) is an edge-on galaxy located approximately 95 million light-years away in Virgo. The brightness from the left is from 109 Virginis, a magnitude 3.71 star just out of the field of view.

 

Luminance – 24x600s – 240 minutes – binned 1x1

RGB – 8:8:10x300s – 40:40:50 minutes each – binned 2x2

 

370 minutes total exposure – 6 hours 10 minutes

 

Imaged April 27th and May 13th and 15th, 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.

 

LRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/49902160876/sizes/l/


Dan

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

 




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Gregg Ruppel
 

Nicely resolved.  Thanks for sharing.

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On May 16, 2020, at 11:15 AM, Dan Crowson <dcrowson@...> wrote:



NGC 5746 (UGC 9499, PGC 52665 and others) is an edge-on galaxy located approximately 95 million light-years away in Virgo. The brightness from the left is from 109 Virginis, a magnitude 3.71 star just out of the field of view.

 

Luminance – 24x600s – 240 minutes – binned 1x1

RGB – 8:8:10x300s – 40:40:50 minutes each – binned 2x2

 

370 minutes total exposure – 6 hours 10 minutes

 

Imaged April 27th and May 13th and 15th, 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.

 

LRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/49902160876/sizes/l/


Dan

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