Galaxy NGC 3184   (image is reduced-size | other sizes:  medium , original)

Distance:  40 million light years

Telescope Takahashi TOA-130F @ f/7.7
Mount Takahashi EM200 Temma II
Camera QSI 540wsg @ -15C
Filters Astrodon Tru-Balance I-Series LRGB Gen 2
Guider SX Lodestar
Settings 14x10min L (bin1x1); 4x5min ea RGB (bin2x2); AstroArt5, CS4 (uncropped, 10xdarks/flats/fdarks/bias)

1 February 2017 - Las Cruces, NM

This image is LRGB. The very bright orange star to the right in this image is HP50389, which is about 1050 light years from Earth.

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