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Photographer:

bw_ecom1@earthlink.net

Email:

bw_ecom1@earthlink.net

Location of Photo:

Anza, CA

Date/Time of photo:

4/17, 6/15/2015

Equipment:

12.5" PlaneWave telescope and Quantum-Scientific QSI-640ws camera

Description:

The Draco Trio is a collection of galaxies showing an unusual assortment of shapes in a single field of view. The galaxies are cataloged as NGC 5981, 5982, and 5985, going from left to right. Both 5981 and 5985 are barred spirals, while 5982 is an elliptical galaxy with a suggestion of shell structure.

Website:

http://www.oc-aisig.org/zenphoto/index.php?album=Astronomy-Images&image=dracotrio_lrgb_4_crop_final.jpg

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