Herschel 66 (North Up, East Left)
Herschel 66, also known as NGC 5689, is a galaxy of classification S0-a in the constellation of Bootes. It has a diameter of ~127,000 light-years. To the south-west are the galaxies NGC 5682 and NGC 5683. The the southeast, visible in both images, is NGC 5693 This image comprises 10 x Luminance (120 seconds each) and 5 x Red, Green and Blue (120, 121 and 97 seconds each), 0.5m f/2.9 ASA Astrograph with FLI ML3200 camera at an altitude of 60 degrees on 14 April 2016. The fields of view of the images at the top and bottom are 35’ x 23’ and 18’ x 12’ respectively.
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 26 May 2020