Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  M 101  ·  NGC 5457  ·  NGC 5461  ·  NGC 5474  ·  NGC 5477
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NGC 5474 - Dwarf Galaxy in Ursa Major, 



    
        

            Damien Cannane
NGC 5474 - Dwarf Galaxy in Ursa Major
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NGC 5474 - Dwarf Galaxy in Ursa Major

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NGC 5474 - Dwarf Galaxy in Ursa Major, 



    
        

            Damien Cannane
NGC 5474 - Dwarf Galaxy in Ursa Major
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NGC 5474 - Dwarf Galaxy in Ursa Major

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron RASA 8"

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI183MC Pro

Mounts: Orion Atlas EQ-G

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion Mini 50mm Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI224MC

Software: RC Astro GradientXTerminator  ·  Incanus Ltd. APT AstroPhotograhy Tool  ·  DeepSkyColors HLVG (Hasta La Vista Green)  ·  Photoshop CC  ·  Deepsky Stacker Deep Sky Stacker (DSS)  ·  Open PHD PHD2 Guiding  ·  Pro Digital Software Astronomy Tools Actions Set

Filters: Astronomik L-2 UV-IR Block


Dates:March 15, 2020

Frames: 260x30" (2h 10') (gain: 111.00)

Integration: 2h 10'

Avg. Moon age: 21.22 days

Avg. Moon phase: 59.84%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3338031

RA center: 14h 3' 59"

DEC center: +54° 6' 21"

Pixel scale: 1.243 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 94.729 degrees

Field radius: 0.758 degrees


Resolution: 3667x2414

Locations: My Back Yard, Copley, OH, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

This fascinating dwarf galaxy is an orbiting companion of Messier 101. This was my first time imaging M101, and I didn't know about this beauty until I started processing and got curious. There's an incredible Hubble image of NGC5474, and I STRONGLY recommend checking that out.

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