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Contains:  NGC 5371, NGC 5354, NGC 5353, NGC 5350
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Hickson 68 and NGC 5371, 





    
        

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Hickson 68 and NGC 5371

Hickson 68 and NGC 5371

Technical card

Resolution: 2600x1950

Dates:May 19, 2014

Frames: 47x300"

Integration: 3.9 hours

Avg. Moon age: 19.92 days

Avg. Moon phase: 72.83%

Astrometry.net job: 283652

RA center: 208.606 degrees

DEC center: 40.390 degrees

Orientation: -179.357 degrees

Field radius: 0.419 degrees

Description

Hickson 68 is the tight grouping of 5 galaxies to the Right. NGC 5371 is the prominent spiral to the left. Hickson 68 is challenging because it lies right next to HD 121197 at magnitude 6.48 and the brightest galaxy in the grouping is NGC 5353 at magnitude 12.0.

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Hickson 68 and NGC 5371, 





    
        

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