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Classification: Spiral Galaxy NGC5033, H97-1
Constellation: Canes Venatci (CVN)
Object Location: Ra 13h 14m 18s Dec +36° 29’43” (current)
Size & Distance: 10.7 x 5.0 Apx 45 Million light years

Date & Location: 02-16-2018 Little Blair Valley, CA
Exposure: LRGB 104,50,50,50 L=13x8, RGB=5x10 ea. (bin 1x1)
Optics: Telescope Engineering Company APO180FL @ f/5.23 using an Astro-Physics TCC160 F/L 941mm.
Mount: Astro-Physics 1200 GTOCP4 / ATS 10x36 pier.
Camera: FLI-MLx694 @-25c / FLI CFW2-7 / Guided by SBIG ST-I / w OAG.
Filters: Astrodon G2 LRGB
Software: MaxImDL 6.10, Photoshop CS5, CCDStack, Topaz Labs.

Notes: Sky conditions: Average seeing, No wind, Temp Range 40-20°
Cropped Image Field of view is 45x27arcmin. North left.

NGC5033 is a Seyfert galaxy, located in Canes Venatici. An unbarred spiral galaxy and is about the same size as the Milky Way. The galaxy has a very bright nucleus and a relatively faint disk with a relatively high surface brightness.
Also in the field are (3) PGC Galaxies, 45927, 46009, and 166160