NGC4567-68 - Galaxies in Virgo
NGC4567-68 - Galaxies in Virgo
  • Description: - ngc4567/68 - a.k.a. the Siamese Twins - were discovered by Sir William Herschel in 1784. (Herschel catalogue IV-8 and IV-9) To the right of the Twins is edge-on ngc4564 at mag 12.1. (Herschel II-68) North is on the right in this image.
  • Camera: SBIG STF-8300M
  • Filter: Baader Luminance
  • Scope: Astro-Physics AP130EDT, 1086mm at f8.35
  • Guiding: SBIG ST-i through OAG-8300
  • Exposure: 15 x 10 minutes at -15C or 2.5 hours
  • Location: near Cayley, Alberta.
  • Date: May 5, 2013
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