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The Draco Trio (NGC 5985, 5982 and 5981)

by on Oct.24, 2011, under NGC Objects

NGC 5985
Type: Face-on Spiral Galaxy

NGC 5982
Type: Elliptical Galaxy

NGC 5981
Type: Edge-on Spiral Galaxy

Common information
Constellation: Draco
Distance From Earth: Approx. 100,000,000 light years

Camera: Atik 314L color
Exposure: 36x480s light frames, 5 dark frames, 0 flats.
Filters: Hutech IDAS LPS-P2
Telescope: Robtics 130mm F/6.9 Triplet Apo


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