Blue Mountain Vista Observatory New RInggold PA
NGC 5033 is a magnitude 10.8 barred spiral galaxy in Canes Venatici. It has an apparent
size of 10.7 x 5 arc minutes, and is estimated to be 37 million light years away.
Date: April 23,24,27,28, May 19,20,21 2009
Location: New Ringgold PA
Optics: Meade LX200R-14 at f/7.9 2811 mm
Mount: Paramount ME
Camera/Filters: Apogee Alta U8300 FLI CFW-2-7 FLI Filters
Guiding: ST-402 with NP101 at 540 mm
Exposure: Luminance: 76x5 minutes binned 2x2, R:21x5 min G:23x4 min B:32x6 min all
binned 3x3 for a total of 12.8 hours
Processing: Image acquisition using CCD Autopilot. Initial processing was done using
Maxim DL with subsequent processing using Photoshop.