NGC 5556

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Object data of NGC5556

Object type: Galaxy (SBcd)
Size: 4.1' x 3.3'
Magnitude: 12.4 mag
Constellation: Hya
Distance: 72 Mio Ly
Notes: NGC 5556 builds a galaxy pair with ESO 446-53.

Exposure data

Date: 2014-03-05 + 2014-03-06 + 2014-03-07
Location: Hacienda Los Andes / Chile (1100m)
Telescope: RCOS 14.5" f/9
Camera: FLI PL16070 with Astrodon filters
Binning: L 1x1 / RGB 1x1
Mount: Astro-Physics AP1200GTO
Exposure time: L 30x8min / R 7x8min / G 7x8min / B 7x8min
Exposure time total: 6h48min
Notes: Image acquisition by CEDIC team (Wolfgang Leitner, Herbert Walter, Christoph Kaltseis, Bernhard Hubl)

Image processing by Wolfgang Leitner