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Observation by Peter Goodhew FRAS: NGC 5905 and NGC 5908

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Peter Goodhew FRAS

Observer

Peter Goodhew FRAS

Observed

2021 Jun 07 - 19:56

Uploaded

2021 Jun 11 - 19:59

Objects

NGC5905
NGC5908

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Constellation

Draco

Field centre

RA: 15h16m
Dec: +55°27'
Position angle: -0°58'

Field size

0°36' × 0°23'

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

15.3 hours total integration LRGB

Location

Fregenal de la Sierra, Spain

Target name

NGC 5905 and NGC 5908

Title

NGC 5905 and NGC 5908

About this image

NGC 5905 and NGC 5908 are two beautiful spiral galaxies in the constellation Draco.  They are 140 million light years from Earth, and are about 500,000 light years apart. NGC 5905 is face-on and clearly shows its spiral structure. NGC 5908 is viewed edge-on, and so the spiral structure is hidden, and instead we see a dark band of obscuring dust.

More details at: https://www.imagingdeepspace.com/ngc-5905-and-ngc-5908.html

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