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Name / Constellation

NGC 5981-2-5

Other: Draco Group or Draco Trio

Dra

Coordinates AR: 15h 37m 53.4sec - Dec: +59° 23' 30"
Optics Richtey-Chretien Officina Stellare 10"@F8 Carbon Truss
Camera-Mount SBIG ST10XME/CFW10/ONAG/ST8300 guider - 10Micron GM2000 QCI Mount
Filters Astrodon LRGB TruBalance (Gen 2)
Exposure
  • Luminance
  • Red
  • Green
  • Blue
  • 12 x 900 sec - 3 hours
  • 8 x 600 sec - 80 minutes
  • 8 x 600 sec - 80 minutes
  • 8 x 600 sec - 80 minutes
  • UNBINNED
  • BINNING 2X2
  • BINNING 2X2
  • BINNING 2X2
Location / Date Promiod (Valle D'Aosta-Italy) "TLP" Remote Observatory - 17 / 21 may 2017
Seeing About 2 " - 2.5" @ 0.71 arcosec/pixel image scale unbinned
Note  
Acquisition MaxIm DL - CCD Autopilot 5
Processing Adobe Photoshop CS5 -
Comment

From left to right are NGC 5981 (edge-on spiral), NGC 5982 (alliptical), NGC5985 (face-on spiral). NGC 5985 is probabily a Seyfert Galaxy for the prominent emissions in a specific wavelenght captured by a spectrograph. NGC 5981 is of 13.2 apparent mag, 11.1 for NGC 5982 and 14.2 for NGC 5985. Distance between 100 and 130 millions light-years.