Sextans B

Posted by dcrowson
on Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Sextans B (UGC 5373 and others) is an irregular galaxy located approximately 4.5 million light-years away in Sextans. This galaxy, probably a member of the Local Group, has five identified planetary nebulae as well as a globular cluster. Unfortunately, none of these are visible with my resolution.

Luminance – 24x600s – 240 minutes – binned 1x1
RGB – 8x300s – 40 minutes each – binned 2x2

360 minutes total exposure – 6 hours

Imaged March 21st, 24th and 26th and April 18th, 2017 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.


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