Herschel 129 (North Up, East Left)
Herschel 129, also known as NGC 5846, is a galaxy of type E0 in the constellation of Virgo. It has a diameter of ~92,000 light-years. The two galaxies to the west of Herschel 129 are NGC 5845 (closest) and NGC 5839. The large galaxy to the east-southeast is NGC 5850. This image comprises 10 x Luminance (90 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 55 degrees on 30 March 2017. The fields of view of the images at the top and bottom are 34’ x 23’ and 18’ x 12’ respectively.
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 26 May 2020