ASTRO IMAGES By Doug Wheeland

 

   NGC 6503 - Galaxy in Draco

NGC 6503                     EQUIPMENT
Telescope ----  12.5" RCOS RC at 114" FL
Mount --------  Astro-Physics AP1200
Camera -------  SBIG ST8E/CFW8
Guided -------  SBIG AO7

             IMAGE INFORMATION
12 May 2007
180 min. Total
30 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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Although this type SA galaxy is a neighbor, it is at the edge of the local void, perhaps 17 MLY distant.

All Images Copyright Douglas R. Wheeland (c)2005

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