NGC 3495 (UGC 6098) Galaxy in Leo

Located at: RA 11 hours 01 minutes 16 seconds, Dec +03 degrees 37 minutes 45 seconds

Size: 4.9' x 1.2' Magnitude: 12.4 blue Class: Sd: (Scd AGN?)*

 North is up

West to the right

Telescope:

 14.5" f5 Newtonian reflector

Camera:

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

Image:

Lumicon Red filter, 470 minutes (47 x 10 minute subs), 03/26/28/29/2017; FWHM 2.6-5.6 per CCDStack

Processing:

CCDStack 2.93.6093.26774, Photoshop CS5.1

Location:

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

Notes:*

Imaging galaxies in Leo until the moon begins to interfere ... This object has an obvious processing challenge; the bright star to the west (right) is 58 Leo (magnitude 4.8). Also, this time of year we are getting off-shore winds. Clear weather, but unstable air (poor seeing).

* NED Classification.

See the CDS image/data.