NGC 1954

Posted by dcrowson
on Sunday, February 19, 2023
NGC 1954 (PGC 17422 and others) is a large, odd spiral located approximately 217 million light-years away in Lepus.

NGC 1957 (PGC 17427 and others) is the elliptical below NGC 1954.

IC 2132 (PGC 17415 and others) is the spiral above NGC 1954.

Luminance – 24x600s – 240 minutes – binned 1x1
RGB – 8x300s – 40 minutes each – binned 2x2

360 minutes total exposure – 6 hours

Imaged February 7th, 8th, 10th and 16th, 2023 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.


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