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NGC 5566, Arp286

NGC 5566 

 Known also as Arp 286,  i.e.  galaxies NGC5566 + NGC5569 (small blue) and NGC5560 ,  this colorful group belongs to the Virgo III galaxy system, located about 80 million light years away. NGC5566 itself  is also one of the the biggest spirals in the constellation Virgo, with about 150.000 light years in diameter.


Optics:       NoName Newton 192/800
                   + GPU c.c.

amera:    Atik 428EX
Filters:         LRGB Baader

Mount:       SW AZEQ-5
Guider:       Lacerta MGEN, 50mm finder

Exposure:  22x5 min. (L)
                      12x5 min. (R, G, B each), bin 2x2

Software:  PixInsight, Photoshop