Deep Sky Object in Spring
NGC3585 (Galaxy in Hydra)
|Date & Time: ||Dec 24 2011, from 26:02 to 27:34 JST(+0900)
|Composed 6 shots with 6 minutes exposed|
|Optical: ||Meade 25cm(10") Schmidt-Cassegrain with conversion lens (f=1790mm, F7.1)
|with BaaderPlanetarium Moon & Skyglow filter|
|Auto-guided with Meade LX200 Equatorial & Pictor 201XT
|Digital Camera: ||Nikon D700
|Location: ||Ooizumi, Hokuto city, Yamanashi pref.
|Camera Settings: ||Recording Format...14bit CCD-RAW, converted to 16bit TIFF(2784×1848)|
|Device Size...DX Format (24×16mm)|
NGC3585 is a medium-scaled galaxy in central region of Hydra. You can find the galaxy out by tracing 4 degrees south from beta Crateris.
The galaxy has a feature of lenticular with a brightness of 11th magnitude, is forming a small-scaled galaxy group with surrounding galaxies.
The distance from us has been estimated about 70 millions light years.
|NGC3585 / Galaxy, type SAB(s)0-: pec|
|R.A.||11h 13m 17.2s (2000.0)|
|Dec.||-26°45' 17" (2000.0)|
|Distance||70 million light yrs.|
|Group of Galaxies||NGC3585 Group|
|Other IDs||ESO 502-25, MCG -4-27-4|