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NGC 5595/5597 Galaxy pair in Libra

The SBc galaxy in the upper right part of the image is NGC 5595, the lower left SBc galaxy is NGC 5597, both are at mag 12 visual brightness.

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Image data:
LRGB (360-120-100-120 min) total 11.7 h, north is up, seeing 0.8-1.2 arc-sec,
80cm f/7 Astrooptik Keller cassegrain, FLI PL-16803, Baader filters, Prompt 7 CTIO Chile

Processing: Johannes Schedler

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Last modified on Wednesday, 03 February 2016 16:23

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