ASTRO IMAGES By Doug Wheeland


   NGC 5850 - Galaxy in Virgo

NGC 5850                     EQUIPMENT
Telescope ----  12.5" RCOS RC at 114" FL
Mount --------  Astro-Physics AP1200
Camera -------  SBIG ST8E/CFW8
Guided -------  SBIG AO7

24 May 2006
70 min. Total
10 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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NGC5850 is the spiral.  The large bar and ring are obvious, but a small ring and bar show at the very center of the central region.  NGC 5846 is the type E galaxy with NGC5846A just south and overlapping it.

All Images Copyright Douglas R. Wheeland (c)2006

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