Deep Sky Object in Spring
Around NGC5846 (Galaxies in Virgo)


Date & Time: Mar 23 2007, from 26:03 to 26:35 JST(+0900)
Composed 4 shots with 10 minutes exposed
Optical: TAKAHASHI 12.5cm(4.9") fluolite refractor (f=1000mm, F8.0)
Auto-guided with VIXEN ATLUX Equatorial & Meade Pictor 201XT
Digital Camera: Fujifilm FinePix S2Pro
Location: Ooizumi, Hokuto city, Yamanashi pref.

Camera Settings: Recording Format...12bit CCD-RAW, converted to 16bit TIFF(3024×2016)
CCD Sensitivity...ISO1600, White Balance...Auto




NGC5846 / Galaxy, type E0-1
R.A.15h 06m 29.2s (2000.0)
Dec.+01° 36' 23" (2000.0)
Apparent Size3.5×3.5'
Radial Velocity+1710km/s
Magnitude10.1
Distance85 million light yrs.
Group of GalaxiesVirgo III-NGC5846 Group
Other IDsUGC 9706, CGCG 20-61
MCG +0-38-25, PGC 53932
NGC5850 / Galaxy, type SB(r)b II-III
R.A.15h 07m 07.3s (2000.0)
Dec.+01° 32' 39" (2000.0)
Apparent Size4.6×4.1'
Radial Velocity+2483km/s
Magnitude10.7
Distance85 million light yrs.
Group of GalaxiesVirgo III-NGC5846 Group
Other IDsUGC 9715, CGCG 21-6
MCG +0-39-2, IRAS 15045+144
PGC 53979
This image shows you a small-scaled galaxy group in east edge of Virgo. NGC5846 is an elliptical with its size of 3.5 arc minutes, and a barred galaxy NGC5850 is positioned just east of NGC5846. Both galaxies has a brightness of 10th magnitude, estimated about 85 millions light years away.




Around NGC5746

IC4351


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