Deep Sky Object in Spring
NGC5474 (Galaxy in Ursa Major)
|Date & Time: ||Jan 29 2011, from 25:19 to 26:09 JST(+0900)
|Composed 6shots with 10 minutes exposed|
|Optical: ||Meade 25cm(10") Schmidt-Cassegrain (f=2500mm, F10.0)
|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)|
A dimmed spiral at about 44 arc minutes south from M101 in Ursa Major is NGC5474.
You can catch the galaxy in same flame with M101 using of medium ranged focal length.
The galaxy has a round shape with a diameter of 5 arc minutes, and a indistinct central nucleus a bit northern part.
NGC5474 is a member of a small scaled galactic group of M101 group.
|NGC5474 / Galaxy, type SA(s)cd pec IV-V|
|R.A.||14h 05m 2.1s (2000.0)|
|Dec.||+53° 39' 47" (2000.0)|
|Distance||20 million light yrs.|
|Group of Galaxies||M101 Group|
|Other IDs||UGC9013, MCG9-23-32|