NGC 5090 Group

NGC 5090 Group

NGC 5090 and NGC 5091 are located in the constellation Centaurus and are in the process of colliding. Their distance is estimated at 150 million light years.

This galaxy-group was detected by Jon Herschel (son of William) in 1834.He discribed the group as "very faint" ,consiting of 4 members:NGC5082,NGC5086,NGC5090 and NGC5091.

Down on this page you can see a labeled version.



RA:   13h 21m 12.7s
Decl:  -43° 42´19"


Image data: LRGB (L 17x20m, R 10x20m, G 10x20m, B 10x20m) total 15.66h combined. Seeing 0.8-1.4 arc-sec 80cm f/7

Astrooptik Keller corrected Cassegrain, FLI Proline 16803, Baader Filters, Prompt 7 CTIO Chile

processing: Bernd Flach-Wilken


here is a look to 95% of the CCD-field.To get full resolution,click inside the picture

her is a labeled version of this Galaxy-group:

here you can take a look at a VLT-picture


Last modified on Tuesday, 29 September 2015 19:21

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