IC 342 (UGC 2847) Galaxy in Camelopardalis

Located at: RA 03 hours 46 minutes 49 seconds, Dec +68 degrees 05 minutes 50 seconds

Size: 21.6' x 21.1' Magnitude: 9.1 blue Class: SAB(rs)cd Sbrst; HII

North is up

West to the right

Telescope:

14.5" f5 Newtonian reflector

Camera:

  ST-8XME, self-guided, binned 1x1, temp -10c & -15c &-20c, camera control MaxIm DL 4.56

Image:

Lumicon Red filter, 860 minutes (86 x 10 minute subs), 11/11/12/13/14/2013; seeing 3.5-4.9 FWHM per CCDStack

Processing:

CCDStack 2.75.4973.15338, Photoshop CS5.1

Location:

 Rolling Roof Observatory, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360 (+34d 13m 29s -118h 52m 20s)

Notes: I had to contend with bouts of off-shore winds and high clouds, not to mention the almost full moon, to complete this one. See the 8" version.

From the NGC / IC Project:

NO Contemporary Visual Observation(s) for IC 342