Deep Sky Object in Spring
NGC5529 (Galaxy in Bootes)

Date & Time: Feb 20 2010, from 26:46 to 27:43 JST(+0900)
Composed 5 shots with 14 minutes exposed
Optical: VIXEN 20cm(7.9") VISAC (f=1800mm, F9.0)
Auto-guided with VIXEN ATLUX Equatorial & Meade Pictor 201XT
Digital Camera: Nikon D50 (Remodeled)
Location: Ooizumi, Hokuto city, Yamanashi pref.

Camera Settings: Recording Format...12bit CCD-RAW, converted to 16bit TIFF(3008×2000)
CCD Sensitivity...ISO1600

NGC5529 / Galaxy, type Sc: sp
R.A.14h 15m 34.1s (2000.0)
Dec.+36° 13' 36" (2000.0)
Apparent Size6.2×0.8'
Radial Velocity+2883km/s
Group of Galaxies -
Other IDsUGC 9127, CGCG 191-69
MCG +6-31-85, IRAS 14134+3627
PGC 50942
NGC5529 is a medium-sized spiral galaxy positioned at 4 degrees southwest of gamma Bootis. The galaxy has a typical edge-on features with a length of 6 arc minutes and a thickness of only an arc minute. You can detect that the right side of galaxy has a bit bended and a dark lane is twisted. An apparent brightness of the galaxy is about 12th magnitude, you need larger scopes for observation with your eyes.



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