Deep Sky Object in Summer
NGC5921 (Galaxy in Serpent)

Date & Time: Apr 17 2004, from 25:11 to 25:40 JST(+0900)
Composed 3 shots with 8 minutes exposed
Optical: Meade 25cm(10") Schmidt-Cassegrain with conversion lens (f=1600mm, F6.3)
Auto-guided with Meade LX200 Equatorial & Pictor 201XT
Digital Camera: Fujifilm FinePix S2 Pro
Location: Ooizumi vil., Yamanashi pref.

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

NGC5921 / Galaxy, type SB(r)bc I-II
R.A.15h 21m 56.3s (2000.0)
Dec.+05° 04' 11" (2000.0)
Apparent Size4.8×4.0'
Radial VelocityN/A
Group of GalaxiesN/A
Other IDsUGC9824, MCG1-39-21
CGCG49-146, PGC54849
A small-bared galaxy in center of Serpent Caput is NGC5921. The galaxy is positioned about 3 degrees north of M5, a striking and bright globular. NGC5921 has a diameter of about 5 arc minutes, two arms are coiled up loosely from a dimmed central nucleus.


Seyfert's Sextet(NGC6027)

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