NGC 157

Posted by dcrowson
on Saturday, December 09, 2017

NGC 157 is a somewhat distorted spiral galaxy located approximately 40 million light-years away in Cetus.

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

360 minutes total exposure – 6 hours

Imaged over seven nights in November and December, 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.

LRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/38938004011/sizes/l

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