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IC5201 Galaxy in Grus

IC5201 Galaxy in Grus

IC5201 is a wide open spiral galaxy which long galaxy arms warped around. In the lower left a faint galaxy Cluster (Abell 3862) is visible.


Constellation:   Grus
RA:                 22h20m58s
DEC:               -46°02'05"
distance:          about 60-80 mio. lightyears
total size:         8,5x3,9 arc-min

LRGB image
L = 25x1200s
R = 7x1200s
G = 7x1200s
B = 7x1200s

80cm f/7 Astrooptik Keller corrected cassegrain, FLI Proline 16803, Astrodon LRGB Filters, Prompt 7 CTIO/UNC Chile
Processing: Volker Wendel

 

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Last modified on Monday, 13 June 2016 15:12

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