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Nice little galaxy in Ophiuchus

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Observer
Prof Paul T Curtis
Time of observation
09/08/2016 - 23:00
Object
NGC6384
Observing location
Andover, Hants, UK
Equipment
10" LX200
Starlite Xpress Trius SX694 camera
Exposure
60 minutes
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Not many galaxies around in the south at this time of year.  But this is a nice spiral in Ophiuchus. Its small, just 6' x 4' and around 77 million light years away, but it has that classic spiral shape.Sadly can't compete with the Hubble image here !!

http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap130706.html

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