Barred Spiral Galaxy IC5092 - Adam Lundie - Eatons Hill Observatory

Barred Spiral Galaxy IC5092

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Barred Spiral Galaxy IC5092
Rarely photographed, the barred spiral galaxy IC5092 lies 150 million light years away in the southern sky. Its outer arms seem to form a ring around the inner barred structure.

The galaxy is shown illuminated by stray light from a bright star just outside the field of view


  • 39x 600s luminance
  • 16x 300s red
  • 20x 300s green
  • 22x 300s blue

Total integration 11 hours 20 minutes.


  • Celestron 11" EdgeHD
  • Skywatcher EQ8 Pro mount
  • QSI 683-ws8 Camera @ -15°C
  • Astronomik luminance, deep sky RGB filters
  • Starlight Xpress Lodestar X2 Autoguider
  • Starlight Xpress Active Optics
  • Innovations Foresight On Axis Guider
  • Starlight Instruments Focus Boss II


  • Orange zone in Brisbane, Australia. (Bortle 7)
  • Imaged over 3 nights. New Moon.


  • Planning & camera alignment with Aladin 10
  • Captured with TheSkyX Professional
  • Guiding with PHD2
  • FocusLock live focusing
  • PixInsight: Calibrate, align, stack, crop, dynamic background extraction, reduce noise, light deconvolution, non-linear stretch, HDR multiscale transform, LRGB combination, curves.