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Observation by Peter Goodhew FRAS: NGC 4567 and NGC 4568

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Peter Goodhew FRAS

Observer

Peter Goodhew FRAS

Observed

2021 May 04 - 06:15

Uploaded

2021 May 04 - 11:18

Objects

NGC4567
NGC4568

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Constellation

Virgo

Field centre

RA: 12h36m
Dec: +11°14'
Position angle: +179°02'

Field size

0°18' × 0°12'

Equipment
  • APM TMB LZOS 152 Refractors
  • QSI6120 CCD Cameras
  • 10Micron GM2000 HPS mount
Exposure

9.3 hours total integration LRGB

Location

Fregenal de la Sierra, Spain

Target name

NGC 4567 and NGC 4568

Title

NGC 4567 and NGC 4568

About this image

Triggered by Callum's request for observations and images of these galaxies in his last Deep Sky Update.
NGC 4567 and NGC 4568 - The Siamese Twin Galaxies - a pair of galaxies in the constellation Virgo. They are colliding and merging together, and are about 60 million light-years from Earth.


More details are available on my website at: https://www.imagingdeepspace.com/ngc-4567-and-ngc-4568.html

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