NGC5395 Heron Galaxy

NGC5395 Heron Galaxy



NGC5395  also known as Arp84 the Heron Galaxy is approximately 162 million light years away. NGC5394 is an interacting galaxy, believed to have cartwheeled through NGC 5395. This is a rather small galaxy at 2.7 x 1.3 arcmin.

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 NGC5395 15min Luminance Subframes 31 x  = 465 min combined image

NGC5395 15min Red Subframes  8 x  = 120 min combined image

NGC5395 15min Green Subframes  8 x  = 120 min combined image

NGC5395 15min Blue Subframes  8 x  = 120 min combined image



Scope              Planewave 17in

Camera           Apogee U16

Mount               Paramount ME

Filters               Astrodon  LRGB    

Exposures       RGB  2Hrs each     L 8Hrs        LRGB 15min subs   Total time  14hrs

Location           Sierra Nevada Mountains CA.  Heavens Mirror Observatory  SRO       2012


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