Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Virgo (Vir)  ·  Contains:  NGC 5338  ·  NGC 5348  ·  NGC 5356  ·  NGC 5360  ·  NGC 5363  ·  NGC 5364  ·  NGC5338  ·  NGC5348  ·  NGC5356  ·  NGC5360  ·  NGC5363  ·  NGC5364  ·  NGC5373

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NGC5363/5364 group

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Lacerta Photonewton

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM-Cool

Mounts: Skywatcher AZ-EQ6

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Lacerta Guidescope32

Guiding cameras: Lacerta Mgen3

Software: Photoshop  ·  Pleiades Astrophoto, S.L. Pix Insight  ·  APT - Astro Photography Tool APT 3.13

Filters: Astronomik LRGB 31mm

Accessory: Skywatcher/Lacerta GPU comacorrector


Dates:May 17, 2020

Frames: 122x180"

Integration: 6.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 24.77 days

Avg. Moon phase: 23.50%


Astrometry.net job: 3928196

RA center: 13h 55' 26"

DEC center: +5° 10' 5"

Pixel scale: 1.035 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.424 degrees

Field radius: 0.634 degrees


Resolution: 3520x2661

Locations: my little astrofarm, Weppersdorf, Austria

Data source: Backyard

Description

This appealing group is located in the western portion of Virgo, just about 10 degrees south of Arcturus. The spiral Ngc5364 is of type Sbc and lenticular NGC5364 is a S0 with a distinctly wound band of darker material seen against the center. Distances are 55 and 65 million lightyears respectively. On the right edge numerous small galaxies are visible, they are members of the Abell1809 cluster.

Lacerta Photonewton 10" f/4 with ASI1600 and Astronomik LRGB Deepsky filters. Mount AZEQ6 guided by Mgen3.

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