Herschel 215 (North Up, East Left)
Herschel 215, also known as NGC 3294, is a galaxy of classification Sc in the constellation of Leo Minor. It has a diameter of ~72,000 light-years. The galaxy towards the edge of the wide field to the northeast of Herschel 215 is NGC 3304. The bright star to the southeast is magnitude 8.1 SAO 62157. 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 80 degrees on 12 January 2019. The fields of view are 34’ x 23’ and 18' x 12', respectively.
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 26 May 2020