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NGC3184 ALL Stack 2342frames 9368s WithDisplayStretch

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NGC3184 ALL Stack 2342frames 9368s WithDisplayStretch

NGC 3184
Little Pinwheel Galaxy
NGC 3184 Little Pinwheel Galaxy is a spiral galaxy approximately 40 million light-years (12.2 ± 3.7 Mpc) away in the constellation Ursa Major. The size is about 7′.4 × 6′.9, the magnitude is 12.9 mag and it was discovered March 18th in 1787 by Wilhelm Herschel.It has two HII regions named NGC 3180 and NGC 3181. NGC 3184 houses a high abundance of heavy elements and (SN 1999gi) that was a magnitude 14 Type II supernova detected on December 9, 1999. Other supernovae in NGC 3184 include 1921B (mag 13.5), 1921C (mag 11) and 1937F (mag 13.5). The blue color of its spiral arms comes mostly from relatively few bright young blue stars. The bright stars that highlight the arms were created in huge density waves that circle the center.
Above Infos with thanks from wikipedia

  • Teleskop: Skywatcher 200 PDS, 1,000 mm, 5", f/5
  • Mount: Skywatcher AZ-EQ5 GT
  • Camera: ZWO ASI 294MC
  • Software: Sharpcap Pro 4.0.8785.0
  • Total time: 9368s | Frames: 2342 | 4s | Gain: 400
  • Data: 4144 x 2822 pixel
  • Darks: Sharpcap 4.0 PRO
  • Flats: Sharpcap 4.0 PRO
  • Optic: Baader Mark MK-III
  • Filter: none
  • Date: 2022-04-21 | Time: 00:13 UTC | Outdoor: 8.3 °C






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