ngc 5985, 5982,
and 5981, the trio in Draco
this nice grouping has the
classic barred spiral, the calssic globular, and an odd edge-on
spiral, plus a bunch more
that show up at more exposure... the cluster is actually part
of the Coma Cluster next door and lies about 104,000,000 light
years from us.
Meade 12-inch LX200 Classic,
Alan Gee AGII focal reducer, Hap Griffin mod Canon 350
22-5 minute sub-frames combined acquired, calibrated, and combined
in Nebulosity 2a12, finished in Photoshop CS3.
sorry for the poor flats...