ASTRO IMAGES By Doug Wheeland

 

   NGC 6070 - Galaxy in Serpens

NGC 6070                     EQUIPMENT
Telescope ----  12.5" RCOS RC at 114" FL
Mount --------  Astro-Physics AP1200
Camera -------  SBIG ST8E/CFW8
Guided -------  SBIG AO7

             IMAGE INFORMATION
05/06 Jun. 2004
120 min. Total
15 min. Sub-Exposures
Unfiltered
Acquired Using MaxIm CCD

                      PROCESSING
Data Reduction Using MaxIm DL
Finished Using Adobe Photo Shop

                        LOCATION
Star Ranch Road Observatory
South Western Colorado Springs
Elevation 6500 Feet

 

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This galaxy is perhaps 118 million light years distant.  It has two main arms with many branch arms.  There are many faint galaxies in the field of view.

All Images Copyright Douglas R. Wheeland (c)2004

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