Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Leo (Leo)  ·  Contains:  M 105  ·  NGC 3379  ·  NGC 3384  ·  NGC 3389
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NGC 3384 M105 NGC 3389, 



    
        

            Frank Colosimo
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NGC 3384 M105 NGC 3389

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NGC 3384 M105 NGC 3389, 



    
        

            Frank Colosimo
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NGC 3384 M105 NGC 3389

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Starizona Hyperion

Imaging cameras: Alta U8300

Mounts: Paramount ME

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Starizona Hyperion

Guiding cameras: SBIG ST-402me

Software: Software Bisque The Sky X Pro  ·  CCD Autopilot 5  ·  Adobe Systems Inc. Photoshop CS5  ·  Maxim DL Pro

Accessory: Innovations Foresight On-axis guider


Dates:April 30, 2015

Frames: 55x532" (8h 7' 40")

Integration: 8h 7' 40"

Avg. Moon age: 11.40 days

Avg. Moon phase: 87.75%


Astrometry.net job: 3418756

RA center: 10h 48' 11"

DEC center: +12° 34' 31"

Pixel scale: 0.880 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 46.105 degrees

Field radius: 0.210 degrees


Resolution: 1415x981

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

Data source: Backyard

Description

NGC 3384 is a Lenticular galaxy in the M96 group in Leo. It is a part of a trio of galaxies that include Elliptical Galaxy NGC 3379 (M-105), and Spiral Galaxy NGC 3389. All of these are a part of the Leo galaxy group. In my image, NGC 3384 is the oval galaxy in the right top center, with M105 below. NGC 3389 is the blue galaxy to the left.

Date: Apr-May 2015 Processing Apr 15 2020

Location: New Ringgold PA

Optics: Hyperion f/8 12.5 inch, FL 2540 mm

Mount: Paramount ME

Camera: Apogee U8300

Guiding: ST-402 on Innovations Foresight On-Axis Guider, SharpLock focusing method

Exposure: LRGB: L:20x10 min R:11x8 min, G:10x6 min, B:14x10 min for a total of 8.1 hrs. 55 subs at ave 532 sec

Processing: Image acquisition using CCD Autopilot. Initial processing was done using Maxim DL with subsequent processing with Photoshop.

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NGC 3384 M105 NGC 3389, 



    
        

            Frank Colosimo

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