NGC3718: This galaxy is twisted – revisited


Telescope: 16″ f3.75 Dream Scope
Camera: FLI ML16803
Mount: ASA DDM85
Exposure: 63x5min L + 20x5min each for RGB
Date: March – April 2017
Location: Southern Alps, France

About three years ago I posted a picture of NGC3718, which I took from my suburban, light polluted, home observatory. Here’s a link to that post.

As second light from my remote observatory I revisited this peculiarly shaped galaxy but now with better equipment and, most importantly, far better skies. I think the differences are obvious.

And here’s a cutout:

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