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Observation by John Hughes: NGC5395 - Heron Galaxy

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John Hughes


John Hughes


2021 Apr 14 - 21:30


2021 Apr 17 - 20:33



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Canes Venatici

Field centre

RA: 13h58m
Dec: +37°26'
Position angle: +1°05'

Field size

0°37' × 0°27'

  • StellaLyra RC8
  • ZWO ASI1600mm Pro Cool
  • SkyWatcher EQ6R-Pro
  • Chroma 1.25” LRGB Filters

139 Gain, 30 Offset, Bin 2x2


North Essex

Target name



NGC5395 - Heron Galaxy

About this image

Still working with the RC8. The native resolution with this scope is 0.489 arcsec/pixel resulting in an oversampled image. In my last image (M82) I applied Drizzle on a bin 1x1 image but found the image noisy and with lower SNR. Therefore with this target I binned 2x2 to avoid oversampling. Not really happy with the outcome but it is a very small and faint object. I have another larger target in the pipeline and will be interested to see the results of that one.

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