Hickson 68 + NGC5371

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Object data of HCG68

Object type: galaxy group
Size: 10'
Magnitude: brightest member: 12,1 mag
Constellation: CVn
Distance: 100 MLy

Exposure data

Date: 2005-05-11+12
Location: Schlierbach / Austria (400m)
Telescope: TeleVue NP101 (4" Apo f=540mm)
Camera: ST2000XM with CFW8 and SBIG Filters
  Binning: L 1x1  /   RGB 2x2
  Exposure time: L 19x10m / R 6x10m / G 6x5m / B 6x5m
Exposure time total: L 190min    /   RGB 120 min


faint halo around NGC5353 and NGC5354

Quasar KB98  19,6 mag  z=1,39  distance = 9,6 billion Ly



Below you find a crop on the center of Hickson68 in 100 % size.