Herschel 219 (North Up, East Left)
Herschel 219, also known as NGC 3486, is a galaxy of classification SBc in the constellation of Leo Minor.  It has a diameter of ~60,000 light-years.  The small galaxy to the north-northeast of Herschel 219 is PGC 33184. 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 5 January 2019. The fields of view are 34’ x 23’ and 18' x 12', respectively.
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 30 March 2019
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