Herschel 77 (North Up, East Left)
Herschel 77, also known as NGC 5982, is an E type galaxy in the constellation of Draco.  The galaxy to the west-northwest is NGC 5981 and the one to the east-southeast is NGC 5985. It has a diameter of ~124,000 light-years.  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 15 March 2016. The fields of view of the images at the top and bottom are 33’ x 22’ and 18’ x 12’ respectively.
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 4 November 2018
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