Spiral Galaxy NGC2835 - Adam Lundie - Eatons Hill Observatory

Spiral Galaxy NGC2835

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Spiral Galaxy NGC2835
NGC2835 is a small, faint spiral galaxy in the Hydra constellation. This is a test shot through a newly acquired GSO RC8 carbon fibre astrograph.

Image Integration:

  • 31x 360s Light Pollution
  • 13x 360s Red
  • 11x 360s Green
  • 9x 360s Blue

Total exposure 6 hours 24 minutes.


  • GSO RC8 carbon fibre astrograph
  • SkyWatcher EQ8 Pro Mount
  • QSI 683-ws8 Camera @ -15°C
  • Astronomik CLS-CCD & Deep Sky RGB filters
  • Starlight Xpress Lodestar X2 Autoguider
  • Starlight Xpress Active Optics
  • Innovations Foresight On Axis Guider


  • Imaged over two nights, new moon, high humidity. Orange zone in Brisbane, Australia. (Bortle 7)


  • Planning & camera alignment with The SkyX Pro
  • Captured with AstroArt 6
  • Guiding with PHD2 + PHD_Dither
  • CCDInspector: Image analysis & rejection
  • CCDStack 2+: Calibrate, align, stack.
  • PixInsight: Dynamic background extraction, linear fit, deconvolution, denoise, shrink stars, combine LRGB, color calibration, stretch, curves, saturation.