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Contains:  NGC 5296, NGC 5297, NGC5296, NGC5297, PGC2227361, PGC2229202, PGC2229277, PGC2230517, PGC2230542, PGC2234141
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NGC 5297 and NGC 5296, 


            Riedl Rudolf
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NGC 5297 and NGC 5296

Technical card

Dates:April 15, 2020

Frames: 24x420" ISO1600

Integration: 2.8 hours

Darks: ~25

Flats: ~25

Bias: ~25

Avg. Moon age: 22.66 days

Avg. Moon phase: 44.59%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Mean SQM: 21.40

Temperature: -2.00 job: 3479694

RA center: 13h 46' 23"

DEC center: +43° 52' 5"

Pixel scale: 0.583 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -32.164 degrees

Field radius: 0.234 degrees

Resolution: 2251x1806

Data source: Backyard


NGC 5297 is a barred galaxy with a size of 5,6 x 1,3 arcmin. The galaxy is interacting with the nearby galaxy NGC 5296 even so, that they are not listed in ARPs catalog. The group is in a distance of ar. 110 Mio Lj. The small companion has a size of 0,9 x 0,6 arcmin only! The tidal stream between the two galaxies is soft but clearly visible.



Riedl Rudolf
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  • NGC 5297 and NGC 5296, 


            Riedl Rudolf
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    NGC 5297 and NGC 5296, 


            Riedl Rudolf


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NGC 5297 and NGC 5296, 


            Riedl Rudolf