Deep Sky Object in Spring
NGC5585 (Galaxy in Ursa Major)

Date & Time: Jan 23 2015, from 26:47 to 27:31 JST(+0900)
Composed 8 shots with 6 minutes exposed
Optical: Meade 25cm(10") Schmidt-Cassegrain with a conversion lens (f=1600mm, F6.3)
with BaaderPlanetarium Moon&Skyglow filter
Auto-guided with Meade LX200 Equatorial & Pictor 201XT
Digital Camera: Canon EOS 600D (Remodeled)
Location: Ooizumi, Hokuto city, Yamanashi pref.

Camera Settings: Recording format...14bit CCD-RAW, converted to 16bit TIFF(5184×3456)

NGC5585 / Galaxy, type SAB(s)d
R.A.14h 19m 47.9s (2000.0)
Dec.+56°43' 45" (2000.0)
Apparent Size6.1×3.8'
Radial Velocity+303km/s
Distance20 million light yrs.
Group of GalaxiesM101 Group
Other IDsUGC 9179, CGCG 295-45
MCG +10-20-94, IRAS 14182+5657
PGC 51210
This image shows a medium-scaled spiral galaxy of NGC5585 positioned at the eastern edge of Ursa Major, about 4 degrees northeast of M101, the Pinwheel Galaxy. The galaxy has the indistinct structure of arms, the long axis and the brightness of a bit longer than 6 arc minutes and about 11th magnitude, respectively. NGC5585 is a member of the M101 group, about 20 million light years away.


NGC5905, NGC5908

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