Contains: NGC 5354, NGC 5353, NGC 5350
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Hickson compact group 68

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Resolution: 3556x3410

Astrometry.net job: 1076645

RA center: 208.404 degrees

DEC center: 40.294 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.683 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 179.461 degrees

Field radius: 0.468 degrees

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