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Observation by Aberdeen Astronomical Society: NGC 4725 and friends

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Aberdeen Astronomical Society

Observer

Aberdeen Astronomical Society

Observed

2021 Apr 11 - 23:00

Uploaded

2021 Oct 08 - 12:36

Objects

NGC4725
NGC4747
NGC4712

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Constellation

Coma Berenices

Field centre

RA: 12h50m
Dec: +25°36'
Position angle: +0°21'

Field size

0°47' × 0°36'

Equipment
  • Sky Watcher Esprit 120mm
  • Starlight Xpress Trius SX694 CCD
Exposure

96 x 180s

Location

Aberdeen, Scotland

Target name

NGC 4725

Title

NGC 4725 and friends

About this image

A group of galaxies in Coma Berenices. The largest is spiral galaxy NGC 4725 and is thought to be interacting with NGC 4747 (top left). NGC 4712 is also visible bottom right along with a number of other fainter galaxies.

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