[back] NGC 6580, NGC 6577  et al. in Hercules[NED]

Higher resolved image / höher aufgelöstes Bild   (2000 x 1868 Pixel)

NGC 6577 (the brightes single):  Type E, distance ~ 71Mpc/230MLy, NGC 6580 (the biggest of the tripple):  Type E, distance ~ 75Mpc/240MLy.




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About this Image / Über dieses Bild

Image Type, Orientation: LRGB-Composite, North is at 9:00h
Exposure time: L: 15x900 sec., R,G,B: 3x900 sec., all 1x1 bin
Exposure date: August 9th...12th 2010
Location: Skinakas Observatory at Crete, Greece, remote-controlled from Bad Arolsen/Germany
Filter: ASTRODON 65mm Filterset for STX
Instrument: Ganymed 60cm-Hypergraph in secondary focus (f=4938.3 mm)
Photographer: Josef Pöpsel, Stefan Binnewies
Seeing (FWHM): 1.46"


The biggest galaxy of the triplet is NCG 6580 (the two others are NGC 6579 (top) and UGC11153C (right)), the brightes above the image center is NGC 6577. Also visible in the image in the middle near the upper edge is NGC 6576.



Die größte Galaxie des Tripels etwas unterhalb der Mitte ist NGC 6580 (die anderen beiden sind NGC 6579 (oben) und UGC11153C (rechts)), die hellste oberhalb der Bild-Mitte ist NGC 6577. Außerdem auf dem Bild in der Mitte nahe der oberen Kante zu sehen ist NGC 6576.

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