Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Draco (Dra)  ·  Contains:  NGC 5866  ·  NGC 5867
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M102 / NGC 5866 - Spindle Galaxy, 



    
        

            Łukasz Sujka
M102 / NGC 5866 - Spindle Galaxy
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M102 / NGC 5866 - Spindle Galaxy

Acquisition type: Lucky imaging
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M102 / NGC 5866 - Spindle Galaxy, 



    
        

            Łukasz Sujka
M102 / NGC 5866 - Spindle Galaxy
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M102 / NGC 5866 - Spindle Galaxy

Acquisition type: Lucky imaging

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
AstroFaktoria Truss Newtonian 350/1400
Imaging Cameras
ZWO ASI 178 MM-C
Mounts
Sky-Watcher NEQ6 Pro
Filters
Baader B 1.25" · Baader G 1.25" · Baader R 1.25" Baader R 1,25" · Baader L 1,25"
Accessories
Baader MPCC Mark III Multi-Purpose Coma Corrector Baader 2" MPCC Mark III
Software
Siril 0.9.12 · Firecapture 2.3 · Adobe Photoshop Photoshop CS2

Acquisition details

Dates:
May 17, 2020
Frames:
Baader B 1.25": 500x5" (41' 40") (gain: 0.86) -15°C bin 1x1
Baader G 1.25": 500x5" (41' 40") (gain: 0.86) -15°C bin 1x1
Baader L 1,25": 2000x4" (2h 13' 20") (gain: 0.86) -15°C bin 1x1
Baader R 1.25" Baader R 1,25": 500x5" (41' 40") (gain: 0.86) -15°C bin 1x1
Integration:
4h 18' 20"
Darks:
300
Avg. Moon age:
24.77 days
Avg. Moon phase:
23.50%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
4.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3608268

RA center: 15h06m30s.2

DEC center: +55°4539

Pixel scale: 0.350 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 168.753 degrees

Field radius: 0.164 degrees

Resolution: 2834x1818

Locations: Home Observatory, Budy Dłutowskie , Pabianice, Poland

Data source: Backyard

Description

4 sessions from April/May 2020

One with good seeing which I used for luminance

Some nice small detail revealed in central dust lane due to high contrast, big surface brighntess of the core and short exposures

Equipment & exposition:

Astrofaktoria Newton 350/1400 on NEQ-6 + ASI 178MM-C + Baader LRGB

L - 2000x 4s (gain 86%)

RGB - 600 x 5s (gain 86%) per channel

setup scale - 0,35''/pix

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M102 / NGC 5866 - Spindle Galaxy, 



    
        

            Łukasz Sujka