NGC 3486

100%  resolution (1.4MB)

Object identification (1.4MB)

Stretched luminance (1.5MB)

DSLR widefield image

Object data of NGC3486

Object type: Galaxy (SBc)
Size: 6.8' x 4.8'
Magnitude: 11.0mag
Constellation: LMi
Distance: 44 Mio Ly
Notes: Potential discovery of a spheroidal dwarf galaxy, labeled 'dw01' in the object identification image and in the stretched luminance image.

Five distant galaxy clusters are visible in the image:

  • GxCl 01 (z=0.345): GMBCG J165.19096+29.07839
  • GxCl 02 (z=0.399): GMBCG J165.20583+28.84727
  • GxCl 03 (z=0.482): WHL J110103.0+290519
  • GxCl 04 (z=0.254): WHL J105937.5+290915
  • GxCl 05 (z=0.205): WHL J110140.7+291204

Exposure data

Date: 2017-03-27 until 2017-04-30 (7 nights)
Location: Nussbach / Austria (400m)
Telescope: 12" Newtonian telescope (f=1120mm)
Camera: QSI 660wsg-8 with Astrodon filters
Binning: L 1x1 / RGB 1x1
Mount: ASA DDM85
Exposure time: L 60x8min / R 20x8min / G 20x8min / B 20x8min
Exposure time total: 16h 00min
Notes: Link to TBG website