Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  NGC 5371  ·  NGC5371
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NGC 5371

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NGC 5371, 



    
        

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NGC 5371

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi TOA-130NFB

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 6200 MM Pro

Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach1GTO

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI 174 MM Mini

Software: Main Sequence Software Sequence Generator Pro  ·  Pixinsight  ·  Stark Labs PHD2 2.6.3

Filters: Chroma Red 2" unmounted  ·  Chroma Blue 2" unmounted  ·  Chroma Green 2" unmounted  ·  Chroma Luminance 2" unmounted

Accessory: ZWO M68 OAG  ·  ZWO EFW 2″X7  ·  Takahashi Flattener TOA-67  ·  Feathertouch Focuser Boss II Electronic Focusing Control


Dates:March 18, 2021March 19, 2021

Frames:
Chroma Blue 2" unmounted: 30x120" (gain: 0.00) -20C bin 1x1
Chroma Green 2" unmounted: 30x120" (gain: 0.00) -20C bin 1x1
Chroma Luminance 2" unmounted: 60x120" (gain: 0.00) -20C bin 1x1
Chroma Red 2" unmounted: 30x120" (gain: 0.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 5.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 5.05 days

Avg. Moon phase: 26.31%


Astrometry.net job: 4341742

RA center: 13h 55' 39"

DEC center: +40° 27' 48"

Pixel scale: 0.774 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 2.889 degrees

Field radius: 0.352 degrees


Resolution: 2812x1682

Locations: Backyard (Mag 20.8 - Bortle 4.5), Onalaska, Texas, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

This object is a spiral galaxy located 130 million light years away in the constellation of Canes Venatici at a declination of +40 degrees. This 11.9 magnitude galaxy spans 4 arc-minutes in our apparent view, which corresponds to an actual diameter of 150,000 light years. We are viewing this galaxy about half-way between face-on and edge-on.

This is a beautiful slightly barred galaxy with many visible star clusters and HII regions. Most of these star clusters and HII regions are on the lower right side, towards the Hickson 68 galaxy group which is slightly out of the frame. The galaxy arms are discontinuous and hard to trace from the core to the outer edge. Faint star streams extend far beyond the end of the arms.

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