Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  NGC 5350  ·  NGC 5353  ·  NGC 5354
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Hickson compact group 68, 



    
        

            Rick Stevenson
Hickson compact group 68
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Hickson compact group 68

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Hickson compact group 68, 



    
        

            Rick Stevenson
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Hickson compact group 68

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Ceravolo 300 Astrograph (f/4.9)
Imaging Cameras
FLI PL-16803
Filters
Astrodon E-series 2 LRGB
Software
PixInsight 1.8 · DC-3 Dreams ACP

Acquisition details

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1076645

RA center: 13h53m36s.10

DEC center: +40°1738

Pixel scale: 0.683 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 179.461 degrees

Field radius: 0.468 degrees

Resolution: 3556x3410

Description

HCG68 in Canes Venatici - an attractive group of galaxies with a stonking great mag 6.5 star right in the middle :-)

Acquisition credit: John Kasianowicz, Daniele Malleo, Leonardo Orazi, Rob Pfile, Rick Stevenson and Jerry Yesavage.

Processing credit: Rick Stevenson

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Hickson compact group 68, 



    
        

            Rick Stevenson