ASTRO IMAGES By Doug Wheeland

 

   NGC  6643 - Galaxy in Draco

NGC 6643                     EQUIPMENT
Telescope ----  12.5" RCOS RC at 114" FL
Mount --------  Astro-Physics AP1200
Camera -------  SBIG ST8E/CFW8
Guided -------  SBIG AO7

             IMAGE INFORMATION
21 Jun. 2008
180 min. Total
30 min. Sub-Exposures
Unfiltered
Acquired Using MaxIm CCD

                      PROCESSING
Data Reduction Using CCDStack
Finished Using Adobe Photo Shop

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

 

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This type SA(rs)b galaxy lies far north in the sky.  It has high surface brightness due to much new star formation in the inner regions. 

All Images Copyright Douglas R. Wheeland (c)2008

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