ASTRO IMAGES By Doug Wheeland


   NGC 5985 - Galaxy in Draco

NGC 5985                     EQUIPMENT
Telescope ----  12.5" RCOS RC at 114" FL
Mount --------  Astro-Physics AP1200
Camera -------  SBIG ST8E/CFW8
Guided -------  SBIG AO7

01 Apr. 2004, 27 Apr. 2006
195 min. Total
15/30 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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The face on spiral is NGC 5985 and is a non-interacting pair with the Elliptical, NGC 5982 at perhaps 130 MLY and the edge on is NGC 5981 at perhaps 76 MLY. 

All Images Copyright Douglas R. Wheeland (c)2004

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