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NGC 5566
 

 

 

 

 

Known also as Arp 286,  i.e.  galaxies NGC5566 (+ NGC5569 (small blue)) and NGC5560 to the right, 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

Dimension: 6.6' x 2.3'   (NGC5566)
Magnitude: 10.6
Surface brightness: 13.3

18.5.2015

 

 

 

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NoName Newton 200/800
+ GPU c.c.
Atik 428EX
LRGB Baader.
SW AZEQ-6
Lacerta MGEN
22x5 min. (L)
20x5 min. (G) (err.)
13and10x5 min. (R,B), bin 2x2

 

 

 

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