NGC 1313 - The Topsy Turvy Galaxy

Posted by dcrowson
on Wednesday, January 18, 2023
NGC 1313 (PGC 12286, ESO 82-11, VV 436 and others) is an odd barred spiral galaxy located approximately 14 million light-years away in Reticulum.

Luminance – 10x300s – 50 minutes – binned 1x1
RGB – 10x300s – 50 minutes each – binned 1x1

200 minutes total exposure – 3 hours 20 minutes

Imaged December 18th, 2020 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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