NGC 1073

Posted by dcrowson
on Wednesday, February 28, 2018

NGC 1073 (UGC 2210, PGC 10329 and others) is a barred spiral located approximately 55 million light-years away in Cetus.

Luminance – 25x600s – 250 minutes – binned 1x1
RGB – 8x300s – 40 minutes each – binned 2x2

370 minutes total exposure – 6 hours 10 minutes

Imaged November 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th and 16th, 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/40499591332/sizes/l

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