Astrodvorek Kamenne Zehrovice

M99

 

M99 is an interesting spiral galaxy in the constellation Coma Berenices and a (maybe relatively new) member of the Virgo galaxy cluster. A close encounter with another galaxy in the past may be responsible for the apparent spiral arms distorsion.
Also my first image with the (new) Newton

Dimension: 5.3' x 4.6'
Magnitude: 9.9
Surface brightness: 13.2

 

24.3.2015

Optics:

C
amera:
Filters:
Mount:
Guider
Exposure:

NoName Newton 200/800
+ GPU c.c.
Atik 428EX
LRGB Baader.
SW AZEQ-6
Lacerta MGEN
47x5 min. (L)
10x5 min. (R,G,B)

 

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