Location of Photo:
Rancho Hidalgo, NM
Date/Time of photo:
May 13-27, 2012
Telescope: TEC-140 (F7) Camera: SBIG ST-8300M Mount: AP900 GTO Luminance: 18x20 minutes (binned 1x1) Red: 8x15 minutes (binned 2x2) Green: 8x15 minutes (binned 2x2) Blue: 8x15 minutes (binned 2x2)
This is an iimage of NGC5426 and NGC5427, a pair of interacting spiral galaxies about 90 million light years away in the constellation of Virgo.