NGC 6140

Posted by dcrowson
on Saturday, July 10, 2021
NGC 6140 (PGC 57886, UGC 10359 and others) is a spiral located between 20 and 48 million light-years away in Draco.

UGC 10376 (PGC 57949) on the left (east) side of the image appears to be a dwarf galaxy.

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

360 minutes total exposure – 6 hours

Imaged June 11th and 26th and July 7th, 2021 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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