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

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

Data Reduction Using CCDStack
Finished Using Adobe Photo Shop

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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