NGC 5317, NGC 5363, and Neighbors
Magnitude: 11.2 (NGC 5317)
Size: about 6' (NGC 5317)
RA: 13h 56m 31s
Dec: +04 degrees 58' 58"
This is an oftentimes ignored cluster
of springtime galaxies that makes a photogenic FOV. More
information on NGC 5317 may be found here.
Date: April 26, 2006.
FS-102 at f6 , on the G11 Losmandy
Autoguider: SBIG STV with
Camera: Maxcam CM10
clear filter; IDAS LPS.
Exposures: 120 minutes, unbinned.
Conditions: Temperature 50 degrees F, dropping to mid
30's by dawn; good
transparency; average seeing.
Post-processing: Debloomed with Ron Wodaski's
Debloomer software, calibrated and aligned in Maxim, combined
using RC Sigma Reject
MaximDL, followed by DDP
in ImagesPlus (IP). Levels,
curves, high-pass sharpening in Photoshop CS (16
note: Graphics on this website
may not be reproduced without author permission.
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