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NGC 3184, 


            Frank Colosimo

NGC 3184

Technical card

Dates:May 31, 2018

Frames: 104x600"

Integration: 17.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 16.51 days

Avg. Moon phase: 96.60%

Basic astrometry details job: 2424690

Resolution: 2258x1856

Locations: Blue Mountain Vista Observatories, New Ringgold, Pennsylvania, United States

Data source: Backyard


NGC 3184 is a spiral galaxy approximately 40 million light-years away in Ursa Major. It includes two HII regions named NGC 3180 and NGC 3181.

Date: Apr-May 2018
Location: Blue Mountain Vista Observatories,New Ringgold PA

Optics: Celestron EdgeHD 1100 on Paramount MX
Camera: Sbig STL-11000 for RGB

Optics: Starizona Hyperion f/8 12.5 inch, FL 2540 mm on Paramount ME
Camera: Apogee U8300 for Lum

Guiding: ST-402 on Innovations Foresight On-Axis Guider and STL-11000 Self guiding

Exposure: LRGB: L:46x10 R:20x10 min, G:18x10 min, B:20x10 min for a total of 17.3 hrs (104 subs at avg of 600 sec)
Processing: Image acquisition using CCD Autopilot. Initial processing was done using Maxim DL with subsequent processing with Photoshop.



Frank Colosimo
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons


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    NGC 3184, 


            Frank Colosimo


Description: Cropped to show galaxy better

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NGC 3184, 


            Frank Colosimo