Deep Sky Object in Summer
NGC6384 (Galaxy in Ophiuchus)
|Date & Time: ||Mar 4 2017, from 27:17 to 27:53 JST(+0900)
|Composed 10 shots with 4 minutes exposed|
|Optical: ||Meade 25cm(10") Schmidt-Cassegrain with conversion lens (f=1600mm, F6.3)
|with BaaderPlanetarium Moon&Skyglow filter|
|Auto-guided with Meade LX200 Equatorial & Pictor 201XT
|Digital Camera: ||Nikon D810A
|Location: ||Ooizumi, Hokuto city, Yamanashi pref.
|Camera Settings: ||Recording Format...14bit CCD-RAW, converted to 16bit TIFF(4080×4080)|
|Sensitivity...ISO6400, White Balance...Daylight|
NGC6384 is a medium-scaled spiral galaxy positioned in a pentagon of Ophiuchus.
The galaxy has a long axis of about 7 arc minutes, comparatively larger one included in the territory of Ophiuchus that has hardly striking galaxies.
Although this image can show you the indistinct arms wound -up, telescope-aided eyes detect as only lump of elliptic light.
A distance has been estimated as about 77 million light years.
|NGC6384/ Galaxy, type SAB(r)bc|
|R.A.||17h 32m 24.6s (2000.0)|
|Dec.||+07°03' 38" (2000.0)|
|Distance||77 million light yrs.|
|Group og Galaxies|| -|
|Other IDs||UGC 10891, CGCG 55-7|
MCG +1-45-1, IRAS 17299+705