[back] M 60 and NGC 4647 in Virgo [NED]

Higher resolved image / höher aufgelöstes Bild   (2000 x1347 Pixel)

 Type E (M60) and SBc (NGC 4647), distance ~ 16Mpc/54MLy (M60) and 19Mpc/63MLy (NGC 4647).




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About this Image / Über dieses Bild


Image Type, Orientation: L-RGB Composite, North is at 13:00h
Exposure time: L: 8x600 sec. 1x1 bin, R,G,B :3x600 sec. 2x2 bin
Exposure date: May 16th/17th 2007
Location: Skinakas Observatory at Crete, Greece
Filter: SBIG 2" LRGB filter set for STL
Instrument: Ganymed 60cm-Hypergraph in secondary focus (f=4938.3 mm)
Seeing (FWHM): 1.28"
Photographer: Stefan Binnewies, Josef Pöpsel, Rainer Sparenberg

The two smaller galaxies on the upper edge of the image are NGC 4637 (the dimmer one) and NGC 4638.

CCDSharp and DDP were used.


Die beiden kleineren Galaxien am oberen Bildrand sind NGC 4637 (die dunklere) und NGC 4638.

CCDSharp und DDP wurden benutzt.

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