Spiral Galaxy IC5325 - Adam Lundie - Eatons Hill Observatory

Spiral Galaxy IC5325

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Spiral Galaxy IC5325
IC 5325 is a rarely photographed spiral galaxy in the Phoenix constellation


  • 40x 300s Red
  • 40x 300s Green
  • 40x 300s Blue

Total integration 10 hours. Focal length: 2800mm


  • Celestron 11&qoute; EdgeHD
  • Skywatcher EQ8 Pro mount
  • QSI 683-ws8 Camera @ -15°C
  • Astrodon RGB Gen2 E-Series Tru-Balance filters
  • Starlight Xpress Lodestar X2 Autoguider
  • Innovations Foresight ONAG
  • Starlight Instruments Feather Touch Focuser


  • Exposed over 3 nights between 19th and 24th September 2019.
  • Orange zone in Brisbane, Australia. (Bortle 7)


  • Planning & camera alignment with Aladin 10
  • Captured with TheSkyX Professional
  • Guiding with PHD2
  • PixInsight: Calibrate, align, integrate, dynamic background extraction, RGB combination, noise reduction, photometric color calibration, histogram, local histogram equalization, curves, crop.