About image NGC 3184 is a beautiful spiral galaxy in the Great Bear. It has magnitude 10.3 and apparent size of 7.4 'for 6.9'. The estimated distance is 30 million light years, with an extension of about 65,000 light years, so it is a galaxy a little smaller than our Milky Way. In the image you can also see some weak and remote field galaxies.
Technical data Optic Celestron C9.25 Edge HD f/10 Mount 10Micron GM1000 HPS Camera Atik 4000 with Starlight Xpress filter wheel 5 positions Filters Baader 50.8 unmounted Guiding system Starlight Xpress SXV-AO-LF with OAG, Lodestar Exposure details L 25x600", bin1 -20C Total integration 4.2h Acquisition Maxim, PHD2 Processing Pixinsight 1.8, Photoshop CS5 SQM-L 21.40 Location Pian dell'Armà (Italy) Date 18 February 2017