ASTRO IMAGES By Doug Wheeland


   NGC 6140 - Galaxy in Draco

NGC 6140                     EQUIPMENT
Telescope ----  12.5" RCOS RC at 114" FL
Mount --------  Astro-Physics AP1200
Camera -------  SBIG ST8E/CFW8
Guided -------  SBIG AO7

15 Jun. 2005
150 min. Total
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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This galaxy has a short bar with non uniform brightness.  It is very difficult to show the faint outer areas and arms in visible light and NED notes indicate that little radio signal is detected from the entire galaxy.

All Images Copyright Douglas R. Wheeland (c)2005

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