The Hidden Galaxy (IC 342)

Posted by azstarman01
on Tuesday, June 5, 2018

This is an image of IC342, also known as the Hidden Galaxy. It is a face on spiral galaxy about 10 million light years away in the constellation Camelopardalis. It is called the hidden galaxy because its location in a dusty area near the galactic equator make it difficult to see.

November 15 - December 9, 2017
Location: Dark Sky New Mexico
Telescope: Planewave CDK-17
Camera: FLI PL16803
Mount: Paramount ME
Luminance: 27x20 minutes (binned 1x1)
Red: 12x15 minutes (binned 2x2)
Green: 12x15 minutes (binned 2x2)
Blue: 12x15 minutes (binned 2x2)

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