NGC 5585

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Object data of NGC5585

Object type: Galaxy (SBcd)
Size: 5.8' x 3.6'
Magnitude: 11.2 mag
Constellation: UMa
Distance: 18 Mio Ly
Notes: NGC 5585 is a spiral galaxy located in the constellation of Ursa Major and is a member of the M101 group of galaxies.

A nice galaxy cluster (WHL J142058.6+564900) is visible northeast of NGC 5585. With a redshift of z=0.136 the light of this galaxy cluster has to travel for 1.6 billion years to reach earth.

Exposure data

Date: 2014-05-19 + 20 + 2014-06-18 + 22 + 24 + 2014-07-03 + 18 + 19 + 25
Location: Nussbach / Austria (400m)
Telescope: 12" Newtonian telescope (f=1120mm)
Camera: ST2000XM with CFW8 and Baader Filters
Binning: L 1x1 / RGB 1x1
Mount: ASA DDM85
Exposure time: L 46x12min / R 10x12min / G 10x12min / B 10x12min
Exposure time total: 15h 12min
Notes: This image was captured for the TBG group. Despite the fact that no new dwarf galaxies were discovered around NGC 5585, this image was mentioned in a scientific publication.