Spiral Galaxies in Canes Venatici.
NGC 5005 at the top left is a beautiful and bright spiral galaxy located up to 60 million light years from the Milky Way. It has many visible dark dust lanes. In the boom right is NGC 5033. Another beautiful spiral galaxy with a bright core and very warped disk also located around 60 million light years away.
Shot the night of 5/11/13 from a dark site in Southern Utah.
Mount: Atlas EQ-G (EQMOD)
Camera: 450D Ha Modified
Telescope: Orion 8" F3.9
Corrector: Paracorr II
Acquisition with Back Yard Eos
Calibration, Registration, Stacking in IRIS
Post Processing in Photoshop
21 Lights at 300 seconds
Darks, Bias, and Flats