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



    
        

            Serge Caballero
The Draco Group
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The Draco Group

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The Draco Group, 



    
        

            Serge Caballero
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The Draco Group

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech AT8IN

Imaging cameras: QHY CCD QHY8

Mounts: CGEM

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 50 mm mini guider

Guiding cameras: Orion SSAG

Focal reducers: Baader Planetarium MPCC Mark III

Software: Star Tools  ·  Stark Labs Nebulosity 3.1.X  ·  Photoshop CS6  ·  ADGSoftware PHD2 (OpenPHD)

Filters: Lumicon UHC 2"


Dates:May 23, 2014June 4, 2014

Frames:
14x600" (2h 20') (gain: 11.00) -10C bin 1x1
17x600" (2h 50') (gain: 11.00) -8C 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


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 293807

RA center: 15h38m40s.6

DEC center: +59°2038

Pixel scale: 1.415 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -175.420 degrees

Field radius: 0.712 degrees


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