NGC 5317 and 38 other galaxies in Virgo
The image below is overlaid with a star chart generated by " Guide" locating 39 galaxies imaged in the field of view brighter than magnitude 17.5
LRGB imaged 2007 April 16th at the Kelling
Heath Star Party, Norfolk, UK
Televue TVNP101 100mm APO refractor 540mm fl.
Sbig ST4 autoguider on G11 Mount
Starlight Xpress HX916 CCD camera
True Tech RGB colour filters.
LRGB image L60 mins 1x1, R 15 mins 2x2 G 15 mins 2x2, B 15 mins 2x2, 1 hr 45 minute total exposure.
All 5 min sub exposures.
The image was taken from Kelling Heath
during the Equinox star party. The sky was misty but much clearer than previous
completely foggy nights.
North is up and the picture is approx 50 minutes of arc wide
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