Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Draco (Dra)  ·  Contains:  NGC 5976  ·  NGC 5981  ·  NGC 5982  ·  NGC 5985
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            Serge Caballero
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The Draco Group

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The Draco Group, 



    
        

            Serge Caballero
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The Draco Group

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Astro-Tech AT8IN
Imaging Cameras
QHY CCD QHY8
Mounts
CGEM
Filters
Lumicon UHC 2"
Accessories
Baader Planetarium MPCC Mark III
Software
Star Tools · Stark Labs Nebulosity 3.1.X · Photoshop CS6 · ADGSoftware PHD2 (OpenPHD)
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Orion 50 mm mini guider
Guiding Cameras
Orion Starshoot Autoguider

Acquisition details

Dates:
May 23, 2014 ·  June 4, 2014
Frames:
14x600" (2h 20') (gain: 11.00) -10°C bin 1x1
17x600" (2h 50') (gain: 11.00) -8°C bin 1x1
Integration:
5h 10'
Darks:
10
Flats:
19
Flat darks:
19
Bias:
101
Avg. Moon age:
15.19 days
Avg. Moon phase:
32.93%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
5.00
Temperature:
21.00

RA center: 15h38m40s.69

DEC center: +59°2038.6

Pixel scale: 1.414 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 4.648 degrees

Field radius: 0.712 degrees

WCS transformation: thin plate spline

More info:Open 

Resolution: 3060x1943

Locations: Backyard, Gainesville, FL, United States

Description

The Draco Group is a trio of distinct galaxies in the constellation Draco and consists of the face-on Seyfert spiral NGC 5985, the elliptical NGC 5982 and the edge-on spiral NGC 5981. All lie roughly 100 Mly from our own galaxy.

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The Draco Group, 



    
        

            Serge Caballero