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Observation by Peter Tickner: Delights in Draco

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Peter Tickner

Observer

Peter Tickner

Observed

2021 Apr 16 - 00:18

Uploaded

2021 Apr 16 - 14:24

Objects

NGC5985
NGC5982
NGC5981

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Constellation

Draco

Field centre

RA: 15h38m
Dec: +59°21'
Position angle: +8°04'

Field size

0°23' × 0°15'

Equipment
  • ZWO ASI071MC Pro
  • Luminance filter
  • 14inch f/10 LX200ACF SCT
  • OAG
  • EQ8 mount
Location

Urban Berkshire

Target name

NGCs 5985, 5982 and 5981

Title

Delights in Draco

About this image

I don't often find myself imaging objects in Draco and this was the first time that I had realised that three entirely different galaxies sit so neatly framed in this part of the sky.

Peter

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