[back] UGC 6614 (Low Surface Brightness Galaxy) in Leo [NED]

Higher resolved image / höher aufgelöstes Bild   (1600 x1185)

Type: LSB Ringgalaxy, distance: 85Mpc/270MLy




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Image Type, Orientation: L-RGB Composite, North is at 6:00h
Exposure time: L: 25x900 sec., R,G: 5x900 sec., B: 8x900 sec., all 1x1 bin
Exposure date: May, 16th…23th. 2009
Location: Skinakas Observatory at Crete, Greece, remote-controlled from Much/Germany
Filter: SBIG 2" LRGB filter set for STL
Instrument: Ganymed 60cm-Hypergraph in secondary focus (f=4938.3 mm)
Seeing (FWHM): 1.3"
Photographer: Stefan Binnewies, Josef Pöpsel


Even the nearly 11 hours of exposure time are not enough to show the end of the spiral arms of this low surface brightness galaxy. They become more obviouse in the inverted display below.



Trotz der fast 11 Stunden Belichtungszeit, die äußeren Spiralarme dieser Galaxie verdämmern im Himmelshintergrund. Deutlicher wird das in der invertierte Form (s.u.).




Inverted B&W version of the image above / Invertierte SW-Version des Bildes oben

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