UGC5470 | Ted Rafferty

Ted Rafferty
Location of photo
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Date/Time of photo
March 2014
Orion f/4.7 10-inch reflector, SBIG ST2000XM imager, on a Losmandy G11 mount. Orion ST80 guide scope using a DSI Pro 2 imager.
UGC5470 is a dwarf galaxy and a member of the Local Group. The bright star on the left is Regulus in the constellation of Leo. The image is a combination of 600s 1x1 binned exposures with a L filter, 300s 2x2 binned R and G, and 420s 2x2 binned B. Exposures captured using Nebulosity 2 and guiding using PHD. Image processing using DeepSkyStacker, Nebulosity 2, PixInsight LE, and PhotoShop.