NGC 5985 Galaxy with 8 inch Click on photo to return to 'Galaxies' Home
Other description: Elongated galaxy dusty.
Dreyer description: Pretty bright, considerably large, irregular extended, resolvable, but mottled.
RA: 15h 39m 36.0s Dec: +59°20'00" (Epoch 2000)
Always above horizon. Transit: 10:35
Size: 5.4' x 2.3'
TELESCOPE: 8" Newtonian F/5
CAMERA: 'SBIG' ST-8XE & CFW8 color filter wheel
CAMERA TEMP: Temp. = -16 C
Processing: MaxIm; color combine, DDP, CCDStack align, Photoshop CS2