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Contains:  NGC 5907
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Accretion remnants around NGC5907, 





    
        

            Olly Penrice
Accretion remnants around NGC5907

Accretion remnants around NGC5907

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Resolution: 1884x1900

Astrometry.net job: 2253591

RA center: 15h 16' 21"

DEC center: +56° 20' 2"

Pixel scale: 1.003 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 91.256 degrees

Field radius: 0.373

Data source: Backyard

Description

Taken with Marcel Vonk over four nights. Luminance 6 hours, RGB 80 minutes per colour. TEC140, Atik 460, Mesu 200.

The partial loop was created by matter drawn from a dwarf galaxy drawn into a merger with the edge on spiral. It proved to be very faint and difficult to extract so we may well go back for more when Draco is higher in the sky.

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Accretion remnants around NGC5907, 





    
        

            Olly Penrice