Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  IC 4336  ·  NGC 5311  ·  NGC 5313  ·  NGC 5326  ·  NGC 5337  ·  NGC 5346  ·  NGC 5350  ·  NGC 5353  ·  NGC 5354  ·  NGC 5355  ·  NGC 5358  ·  NGC 5362  ·  NGC 5371
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NGC5371 & Hickson HCG68

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NGC5371 & Hickson HCG68

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Celestron RASA 11" RASA 11"
Imaging Cameras
QHY168C
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iOptron CEM70G
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Baader UFC Filter Slide
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Photoshop CC · Pleiades Astrophoto PinInsight 1.8.8-5

Acquisition details

RA center: 13h53m24s.90

DEC center: +40°2147.5

Pixel scale: 1.603 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 112.660 degrees

Field radius: 1.244 degrees

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Resolution: 4665x3075

Data source: Backyard

Description

NGC5371 & HCG68 (Galaxy and Compact Group in Canes Venatici)

NGC5371 is a small spiral in eastern edge of the constellation of Canes Venatici. The galaxy has a size of about 4 arc minutes and a brightness of about 11.4th magnitude, and this image shows you dimmed arms.

You can detect compact five galaxies about 30 arc minutes southwest from NGC5371. They are members of a small scaled galactic group of Hickson's compact group 68, rather larger three from A to C have sizes of about 3 arc minutes or so and visual brightnesses of about 11th magnitude.

HCG # ID Size Magnitude type

HCG68A NGC5353 3.3×1.8' 11.1 S0 sp

HCG68B NGC5354 2.8×2.2' 11.3 S0 sp

HCG68C NGC5350 3.3×2.4' 11.3 SB(r)b

HCG68D NGC5355 1.2×0.7' 14.0 S0?

HCG68E NGC5358 1.7×0.7' 14.6 S0/a

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NGC5371 &  Hickson HCG68, 



    
        

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