NGC 5905 - NGC 5908
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NGC 5905 (top right)

Type Location r.a. dec. Size Magnitude Distance
Galaxy Dra 15h15.4 +55°31' 4.2' x 3.3' 12 140 Mly ???

NGC 5908 (bottom left)

Type Location r.a. dec. Size Magnitude Distance
Galaxy Dra 15h16.7 +55°25' 3.2' x 1.3' 12 140 Mly

NGC 5905 and NGC 5908 are a couple of galaxies in constellation Draco, at a distance of about 140 million light-years. NGC 5905 is a face-on barred spiral, while NGC 5908 is an edge-on spiral.

 

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Image data :

Date Telescope Binning Exp Time (s) Special processing Notes
April 16, 2005 Centurion 18" L 1:1
RGB 3:1
L 3x300
RGB 300
Max Entropy, LRGB, DDP Surprising result for mag12 objects