Deep Sky Object in Spring
NGC6015 (Galaxy in Draco)

Date & Time: Apr 4 2008, from 25:31 to 26:23 JST(+0900)
Composed 6 shots with 10 minutes exposed
Optical: Meade 25cm(10") Schmidt-Cassegrain with conversion lens (f=1760mm, F6.9)
Auto-guided with Meade LX200 Equatorial & Pictor 201XT
Digital Camera: Nikon D80 (Remodeled)
Location: Ooizumi vil., Yamanashi pref.

Camera Settings: Recording Format...12bit CCD-RAW, converted to 16bit TIFF(3872×2592)
CCD Sensitivity...ISO1600

NGC6015 / Galaxy, type type SA(s)cd II-III
R.A.15h 51m 25.3s (2000.0)
Dec.+62° 18' 35" (2000.0)
Apparent Size5.4×2.1'
Radial Velocity+682km/s
Group of Galaxies -
Other IDsUGC 10075, CGCG 298-3
CGCG 319-28, MCG +10-23-3
IRAS 15506+6227, PGC 56219
In central region of Draco, a middle-sized galaxy of NGC6015 is positioned about 3.5 degrees NNW from theta Draconis. Arms of the galaxies have been coiled up tightly, it's hard to distinguish detailed structures.

Around NGC5982


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