Herschel 65 (North Up, East Left)
Herschel 65, also known as NGC 5676, is a galaxy of classification Sc in the constellation of Bootes with a diameter of ~116,000 light-years.  The bright star to the northwest in the top image is magnitude 8.6 SAO 45094. This image comprises 10 x Luminance (120 seconds each) and 5 x Red, Green and Blue (120, 120 and 96 seconds each), 0.5m f/2.9 ASA Astrograph with FLI ML3200 camera at an altitude of 60 degrees on 9 March 2017. The fields of view of the images at the top and bottom are 32’ x 21’ and 18’ x 12’ respectively.
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 6 May 2018
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