Spiral Galaxy in Canes Venatici, with companion galaxy NGC 5195


Optics 8" LX200 Classic @ f/6.3
Mount LX200
Camera Starlight Xpress MX7-C
Filter Baader UV-Ir
Exposure 30 - 5 minute subexposures
Processing Acquired in AstroArt3, Deconvolution, DDP, Log stretched.  SGBNR in PixInsight, final work in Photoshop7
Date 04.13.05
Location Elk Grove, CA
Notes Seeing and transparency were only fair.  Wind was still a factor in the earlier sub exposures, and affected guiding.  Moderate deconvolution was required to reduce oval stars.