Celestial hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Draco (Dra)  ·  Contains:  NGC 5981  ·  NGC 5982  ·  NGC 5985
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NGC 5985, 5982 and 5981: Trio of Galaxies in Draco, 



    
        

            Michael Caligiuri
NGC 5985, 5982 and 5981: Trio of Galaxies in Draco
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NGC 5985, 5982 and 5981: Trio of Galaxies in Draco

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NGC 5985, 5982 and 5981: Trio of Galaxies in Draco, 



    
        

            Michael Caligiuri
NGC 5985, 5982 and 5981: Trio of Galaxies in Draco
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NGC 5985, 5982 and 5981: Trio of Galaxies in Draco

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
DSI RC10c
Imaging Cameras
FLI ML6303E
Filters
LRGB 2" Astrodon
Accessories
FLI CFW-7 Color Filter wheel
Software
Diffraction Limited MaxIm DL
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
DSI RC10c

Acquisition details

Dates:
May 8, 2021
Frames:
14×900(3h 30′)
Integration:
3h 30′
Avg. Moon age:
26.57 days
Avg. Moon phase:
9.62%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4742027

RA center: 15h38m53s.5

DEC center: +59°2830

Pixel scale: 0.978 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 291.492 degrees

Field radius: 0.467 degrees

Resolution: 2872x1888

File size: 1.5 MB

Locations: Little Blair valley, Anza Borrego Desert, CA, United States

Data source: Traveller

Description

A cluster of 3 distant galaxies in Draco. These galaxies reside between 120 and 180 million light years away

14 x 900" lums, 5 x 300" RGB each

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Description: NGC5985, 5982, and 5981: Galaxy Trio in Draco - updated

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NGC 5985, 5982 and 5981: Trio of Galaxies in Draco, 



    
        

            Michael Caligiuri