Spiral galaxy NGC 4395 in Canes Venatici

Posted by dcrowson
on Monday, May 14, 2018

NGC 4395 (UGC 7524 and many others) is a large Seyfert 2 galaxy located approximately 14 million light-years away in Canes Venatici. Several of the brighter (Ha) regions also have designations including NGC 4399, 4400 and 4401.

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

370 minutes total exposure – 6 hours 10 minutes

Imaged May 9th, 10th, 12th and 13th, 2018 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/41391677344/sizes/l

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