UGC 3539 (MCG+11-09-013, LEDA 19652, FGC 585) Galaxy in Camelopardalis

Located at: RA 06 hours 48 minutes 55 seconds, Dec +66 degrees 15 minutes 41 seconds

Size: 2.4' x 0.2' Magnitude: 15.2 photographic Class: SBbc?

North is up

West to the right


 14.5" f5 Newtonian reflector


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


Lumicon Red filter, 890 minutes (89 x 10 minute subs), 12/27/28/29/2017; seeing 2.5-4.6 FWHM per CCDStack

Processing: CCDStack 2.94.6355.18107, Photoshop CS5.1

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


As usual, I have moved to the north to escape the brightening moon. This little galaxy is fairly faint for imaging during a bright moon.