Location of photoLexington, Ohio
Date/Time of photoMay 17, 2009
EquipmentSBIG ST-4000XCM, Celestron 9.25 reduced 0.63, Astro-Physics Mach1GTO Mount
DescriptionDraco Trio of galaxies. SBIG ST-4000XCM, 24x600sec,imager Temp -20C, 40% Crop.
A beautiful, if faint, trio in the constellation Draco is comprised of from left to right, face on spiral NGC 5985, elliptical galaxy NGC 5982, and edge-on spiral NGC 5981. Distance from earth is about 100 million light years.