The NGC 3190 is a spiral galaxy with tightly wound arms and lying in the constellation Leo. The NGC 3190 is member of Hickson 44 galaxy group, estimated at around 80 million light years away and consisting of four galaxies in a tight group - NGC 3193 is fairly featureless, NGC 3187 is a dim but striking spiral galaxy and NGC 3185 has a barred spiral structure with an outer ring.
Equipment: Exposure details: Location:
Telescope: RCOS 12.5 Open Truss
Mount: Paramount Me
Camera: SBIG STL-11000M
Filters: Baader LRGB
Luminance: 22x15min
Red: 5x15min
Green: 5x15min
Blue: 5x15min
Rachia, Veroia, Greece
N 40o29'00.0" - E 22o12'55.0"
8 January 2014
Image details:
Acquisition: MaxImDL Reduction/stacking: CCDStack RGB weights: Aladin/eXcalibrator
RGB combine: CCDStack LRGB creation: Photoshop CS3
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