NGC 5985   Galaxy with 8 inch          Click on photo to return to 'Galaxies'                                      Home
NGC 5985

Other description: Elongated galaxy dusty.
Constellation:  Draco
Dreyer description: Pretty bright, considerably large, irregular extended, resolvable, but mottled.
Magnitude: 11.0
RA: 15h 39m 36.0s  Dec: +59°20'00"  (Epoch 2000)
Always above horizon.  Transit: 10:35
Size: 5.4' x 2.3'

Photo Specifications:

      TELESCOPE:  8" Newtonian  F/5
            CAMERA:  'SBIG' ST-8XE & CFW8 color filter wheel
CAMERA TEMP:  Temp. = -16 C
                   DATE:  7/22/07

Filter
Total
Exposure  time
Sub-frame
 Exposure time
Number  of Sub-frames
Binning
Luminance
2.4 hr
960 sec
9
1x1
Red
1.5 hr
600 sec
9
1x1
Green
1.5 hr
600sec
9
1x1
Blue
1.5 hr
600 sec
9
1x1
Other










Processing:    MaxIm;  color combine, DDP, CCDStack align, Photoshop CS2