IC4351 Galaxy in Hydra

This nearly edged-on galaxy,typed SA(s)b,measures 7.5`x 1.05´ with an apparent magnitude of vis.12.6mag.Its real distance is about 110mio.light-years away.

Its inclination to the observer´s site allows us to trace some dustlanes and starformation-regions in its arms.

position (epoch 2000):

RA.: 13h 57m 54s
Decl.: -29°18´57"


image details:

LRGB image with L = 25x1200s, RGB = 10x1200s each,a total of 18.3 hours

80cm f/7 AstroOptik Keller corrected cassegrain FLI Proline 16803 Astrodon LRGB Gen-II filters

Prompt 7 CTIO/UNC Chile,remote controlled

image processing: Bernd Flach-Wilken


this picture shows IC4351 an image-field of 19´x 19´in reduced resolution.For full resolution click here.

a more detaildes version can be seen here:



Last modified on Thursday, 24 October 2019 17:10

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