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IC239 is a barred spiral galaxy (Sba) located in the Constellation Andromeda at an approximate distance of 40 Million Light-Years. It is a low surface brightness galaxy nestled among several bright foreground Milky Way stars, making it a difficult processing job. It has a magnitude of 11.4 and a surface brightness of 23.2. It has many young blue star blue star regions and ample HII (pink nebulae) areas. Object: IC239 Distance: 40mly Magnitude: 11.4 Date: January 2015 Place: Fort Davis, TX Exposure Details: LRGB:690:180:210:270 unbinned Processing: MaxIm DL, CCDStack, Photoshop CS3 Optics: 12.5\" RCOS Truss Focal Length: 2808mm @ f9 Mount: Paramount ME Robotic Camera: SBIG STL6303E Focus: RCOS Guiding: SBIG RGH Off-Axis Filters: Tru-Balance LRGB Gen II 2\"

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