Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Virgo (Vir)  ·  Contains:  NGC 5360  ·  NGC 5364
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NGC 5317 (NGC 5364)

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NGC 5317 (NGC 5364)

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Edge HD 1100

Imaging cameras: QSI 660 WS

Mounts: Software Bisque Paramount MX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Edge HD 1100

Focal reducers: Celestron f/7 reducer for Edge 1100 HD

Software: GIMP  ·  Deep Sky Stacker  ·  Fitswork 4  ·  Regim  ·  Software Bisque The SkyX Professional  ·  Imagenomic LLC Noiseware

Filters: Astrodon LRGB 1.25" E series

Accessory: Innovations Foresight On-axis guider  ·  orion starshoot autoguider


Dates:May 2, 2016

Frames:
Astrodon LRGB 1.25" E series: 25x270" (1h 52' 30") -18C bin 1x1
Astrodon LRGB 1.25" E series: 12x360" (1h 12') -18C bin 1x1

Integration: 3h 4' 30"

Darks: 91

Avg. Moon age: 24.60 days

Avg. Moon phase: 25.05%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 2.00

Mean FWHM: 2.50


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1061597

RA center: 13h 56' 11"

DEC center: +5° 1' 1"

Pixel scale: 0.461 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -14.659 degrees

Field radius: 0.226 degrees


Resolution: 2758x2208

Locations: Crosby Co., TX, White River Lake, TX, United States

Data source: Traveller

Description

NGC 5317, also known as NGC 5364, is a spiral galaxy that appears in the constellation Virgo at a distance of about 54.5 million light years. Shining at an overall magnitude of 10.4, it spans about 6.4' by 4.4'. The small companion galaxy on the right side of the image is NGC 5360 (mag. 14.2).

This image was taken in RGB mode with a synthetic luminance channel. Red subs were 360 seconds and blue/green subs were 270 seconds. The seeing was really good for our area on this night, with FWHM values reaching as low at 2.0" at times.

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