Object Type: Spiral
Size: 7.4' x 1.3'
NGC 5746 is an edge-on spiral
galaxy located at a distance of about 90 million light-years.
14" LX200R/ST-10XME/Astro-Physics CCDT67 telecompressor/Astrodon LRGB
Exposures: LRGB: L 10 x 6 minutes, binned 2x2: R 10 x 6
minutes: G 10 x 6 minutes: B 10 x 6 minutes: RGB binned 3x3
Date: May 15, 2009
Location: Landers, California, USA
Technical Notes: Individual exposures were dithered using CCDAutoPilot2 and then sigma combined. The RGB image was created in Registar 1.0. A
high-pass filter of 2 pixels was applied to the luminance image. Reduce Noise was applied
to the RGB image and to the dim portions of the luminance image.