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)|
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.
|NGC5529 / Galaxy, type Sc: sp|
|R.A.||14h 15m 34.1s (2000.0)|
|Dec.||+36° 13' 36" (2000.0)|
|Group of Galaxies|| -|
|Other IDs||UGC 9127, CGCG 191-69|
MCG +6-31-85, IRAS 14134+3627