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Ted Rafferty

Location of Photo:

Gaithersburg, Maryland

Date/Time of photo:

March 2014


Orion f/4.7 10-inch reflector, SBIG ST2000XM imager, on a Losmandy G11 mount. Orion ST80 guide scope using a DSI Pro 2 imager.


UGC5470 is a dwarf galaxy and a member of the Local Group. The bright star on the left is Regulus in the constellation of Leo. The image is a combination of 600s 1x1 binned exposures with a L filter, 300s 2x2 binned R and G, and 420s 2x2 binned B. Exposures captured using Nebulosity 2 and guiding using PHD. Image processing using DeepSkyStacker, Nebulosity 2, PixInsight LE, and PhotoShop.


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