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)
CCD Sensitivity...ISO3200

NGC3585 / Galaxy, type SAB(s)0-: pec
R.A.11h 13m 17.2s (2000.0)
Dec.-26°45' 17" (2000.0)
Apparent Size4.6×2.5'
Radial Velocity+1399km/s
Distance70 million light yrs.
Group of GalaxiesNGC3585 Group
Other IDsESO 502-25, MCG -4-27-4
PGC 34160
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.



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