NGC 2146

Posted by dcrowson
on Saturday, October 23, 2021
NGC 2146 (UGC 3429, PGC 18797, VV 1156 and many others) is a starburst galaxy ( located approximately 87 million light-years away in Camelopardalis.

Luminance – 27x600s – 270 minutes – binned 1x1
RGB – 14:12:16x300s – 70:60:80 minutes each – binned 2x2

480 minutes total exposure – 8 hours

Imaged November 10th, 11th, 12th and 14th, 2020 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.


I captured somewhat recent SN 2018zd in this image -
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