NGC 6340 (UGC 10762) Galaxy in Draco
Center of field located at approximately: RA 17 hours 10 minutes 25 seconds, Dec +72 degrees 20 minutes 36 seconds
Size: 3.2' x 2.9' Magnitude: 11.9 blue Class: SA(s)0/a
North is up
West to the right
14.5" f5 Newtonian reflector
ST-8XME, self-guided, binned 1x1, temp -15c & -20c, camera control MaxIm DL 4.56
Lumicon Red filter, 550 minutes (55 x 10 minute subs), 04/26/27/28/29/2015; seeing 2.5-5.0 FWHM per CCDStack
CCDStack 2.90.5589.16047, Photoshop CS5.1
Rolling Roof Observatory, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360 (+34d 13m 29s -118h 52m 20s)
Playing 'keep away' from the moon again, as it is invading the galaxy
filled southern skies ... rather poor seeing for a lot of the subs, as
the bouts of high clouds were accompanied by mild off-shore winds.
IC 1251 (1.4'x0.9', mag 14.2p, Cl: Scd:) is north (above), and IC 1254 (1.5'x0.6', mag 15.0b, Cl: Sb? pec) is northeast (above left).
From the NGC / IC Project: