Spiral Galaxy in Canes Venatici, with companion galaxy NGC 5195


Optics 8" LX200 Classic @ f/6.3
Mount LX200, guided with SXV guider and Celestron 80ED
Camera Starlight Xpress SXV-M7
Filter Astronomik RGB IIc, IDAS LPR
Exposure Luminance - 336 min x 4 min, RGB - 135 min 1.0 : 1.0 : 1.25
Processing Acquired in AstroArt3,  DDP,  Photoshop7
Date 05.27.06-05.28.06
Location Elk Grove, CA
Notes Seeing and transparency were only fair.  Gusty winds, FWHM 4-7.