ASTRO IMAGES By Doug Wheeland


   NGC 5395 and 5394 - Galaxies in Venatici

NGC 5395 and 5394                     EQUIPMENT
Telescope ----  12.5" RCOS RC at 114" FL
Mount --------  Astro-Physics AP1200
Camera -------  SBIG ST8E/CFW8
Guided -------  SBIG AO7

11/14 May. 2004
195 min. Total
15 min. Sub-Exposures
Acquired Using MaxIm CCD

Data Reduction Using MaxIm DL
Finished Using Adobe Photo Shop

Star Ranch Road Observatory
South Western Colorado Springs
Elevation 6500 Feet


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N5395 is the larger of the pair with a NED type SA(s)b pec Sy2.   N5394 has interesting inner arms.  The pair are interacting.  They are part of a group of galaxies perhaps 200 MLY distant.

All Images Copyright Douglas R. Wheeland (c)2004

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