NGC5044 Group (Galaxy Group in Virgo)
|Deep Sky Object in Spring
|Date & Time: ||Jan 31 2004, from 27:22 to 27:41 JST(+0900)
|Composed 3 shots with 8 minutes exposed|
|Optical: ||Meade 25cm(10") Schmidt-Cassegrain with conversion lens (f=1600mm, F6.3)
|Auto-guided with Meade LX200 Equatorial & Pictor 201XT
|Digital Camera: ||Fujifilm FinePix S2 Pro
|Location: ||Ooizumi vil., Yamanashi pref.
|Camera Settings: ||Recording Format...12bit CCD-RAW, converted to 16bit TIFF(3024×2016)|
|CCD Sensitivity...ISO1600, White Balance...Auto|
This picture contains a elliptical galaxy about 5.7 degrees SSW from spica and distributed small galaxies outskirts.
A galactic group in this picture called the NGC5044 group.
NGC5044 is captured in central upper, with a diameter of 3 arc minutes and a brightness of 11.7th magnitude.
|NGC5044 / Galaxy, type E0/S0|
|R.A.||13h 15m 23.9s (2000.0)|
|Dec.||-16° 23' 09" (2000.0)|
|Group of Galaxies||N/A|
|Other IDs||MCG-3-34-34, UGCA341|
Numbers with 4 digits represent NGC #