Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Virgo (Vir)  ·  Contains:  NGC 5035  ·  NGC 5037  ·  NGC 5044  ·  NGC 5046  ·  NGC 5047  ·  NGC 5049  ·  NGC 5054
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NGC 5044 Galaxy Group, 



    
        

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NGC 5044 Galaxy Group

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NGC 5044 Galaxy Group

Acquisition details

Dates:
June 20, 2020
Frames:
33×600(5h 30′)
Integration:
5h 30′
Avg. Moon age:
28.77 days
Avg. Moon phase:
0.66%

RA center: 13h16m24s.600

DEC center: -16°2946.53

Pixel scale: 0.725 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 87.748 degrees

Field radius: 0.583 degrees

More info:Open 

Resolution: 4096x4096

File size: 1.3 MB

Locations: Wiruna Dark Sky Site, Ilford, NSW, Australia

Data source: Traveller

Description

It appears that NGC 5054 is not part of the galaxy group around the large elliptical galaxy NGC 5044. However, at some time in the past, NGC 5054 passed right through the group. See https://www.universetoday.com/tag/ngc-5044/ for more information.

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NGC 5044 Galaxy Group, 



    
        

            Geoff