[back] NGC 3717 in Hydra [NED]


Type: Sb, distance ~ 20Mpc/68MLy




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Image Type, Orientation: LRGB Composite, North is at 8:00h (!)
Exposure time: L: 18x300 sec. 1x1 bin, R,G,B: 6x300 sec. 2x2 bin
Exposure date: May 20th, 2004
Location: Capella Observatory at Amani Lodge, Kupferberg near Windhoek, Namibia
Filter: FR03 + Astronomik
Typ II LRGB filters
Instrument: Ganymed 60cm-Hypergraph in secondary focus, f=4800 mm
Seeing (FWHM): 1.6"
Photographer:  Rainer Sparenberg, Stefan Binnewies,Volker Robering

This galaxy looks a little like the starship in the German TV series "Raumpatrouille Orion". This series started in 1965 (one year before Star Trek!) and was formed by the main actor Dietmar Schönherr.
Image processed with CCDSharp.




Für die alten SiFi-Hasen unter uns: Erinnert diese Galaxie nicht an das Raumschiff von „Raumpatrouille Orion“?!
Das Bild wurde mit Hilfe von CCDSharp bearbeitet.

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