NGC 2997

Posted by dcrowson
on Friday, June 4, 2021
NGC 2997 (PGC 27978, ESO 434-35 and others) is a spiral galaxy located between 20 and 40 million light-years away in Antlia.

Luminance – 6x600s – 60 minutes – binned 1x1
RGB – 6x600s – 60 minutes each – binned 1x1

240 minutes total exposure – 4 hours

Imaged March 15th and 17th, April 11th and May 31st, 2021 at the El Sauce Observatory (Rio Hurtado, Chile) with a FLI PL 9000 on a PlaneWave CDK24 at f/6.5 3974 mm.

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