Draco Trio


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Obj Type
Location
Date Taken:
Garrett
NGC 5985
Galaxy
Mayhill, NM
06-11-2011
Description

These three galaxies are located in the constellation Draco (the dragon) to the North in our sky.

From the top spiral galaxy NGC 5985 - middle elliptical galaxy NGC 5982 - bottom spiral galaxy (edge on) NGC 5981.

Distance - about 120 million light years

Technical Details
Exposure Time:
LRGB - 3:15 RGB - 2:00 Luminance
Camera:
SBIG STL-11000M
Telescope:
RCOS 16 inch f/8.7 Ritchey-Chretien
Mount:
Software Bisque Paramount ME
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