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Contains:  NGC 5338, NGC 5348, NGC 5356, NGC 5360, NGC 5363, NGC 5364

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    NGC5363/5364 group, 



    
        

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    NGC5363/5364 group

    Technical card

    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%


    Basic astrometry details

    Astrometry.net job: 3928196

    RA center: 13h 55' 27"

    DEC center: +5° 10' 4"

    Pixel scale: 1.035 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 359.549 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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    Description: annotated version

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    Description: crop on NGC5364 and NGC5360

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