Messier 98 (North Up, East Left)
Messier 98, also known as NGC 4192, is agalaxy of type SBb in the constellation of Coma Berenices.  It has a diameter of ~90,000 light-years.  In the top image, the bright stars to the east of Messier 98 are magnitude 5.1 SAO 100012 and magnitude 6.4 SAO 100023. The top and bottom images comprise 6 x Luminance (300 seconds each), 0.101m f/5.4 Tele Vue refractor with FLI ML16200 camera at an altitude of 75 degrees on 28 March 2017.  The fields of view of the top and bottom images are 132’ x 132’ (2.2 degrees square) and 42’ x 42’, respectively.
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 6 May 2018
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