Spiral Galaxy IC4351 - Adam Lundie - Eatons Hill Observatory

Spiral Galaxy IC4351

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Spiral Galaxy IC4351
IC4351 is an obscure spiral galaxy 123 million light years from Earth.


  • 58x 360s Luminance
  • 17x 360s Red
  • 16x 360s Green
  • 16x 360s Blue

Total integration 10 hours 42 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


  • Exposed during 4 nights between 9th April and 17th April 2019.
  • Orange zone in Brisbane, Australia. (Bortle 7)


  • Planning & camera alignment with Aladin 10
  • Captured with TheSkyX Professional
  • Guiding with PHD2
  • FocusLock live focusing
  • PixInsight: Calibrate, align, stack, deconvolution, noise reduction, LRGB combination, histogram stretch, curves, local histogram equalization.
  • Photoshop CC: Saturation, high pass filter.