NGC 5078, 5101

NGC 5101-5078 (mosaic)

NGC 5078, 5101

Two interesting galaxies in Hydra, are only 0.5 degrees apart on the sky.

NGC 5101 (right)   Face on spiral.

NGC 5078 (Left)  Edge on spiral.

They are both 90 MLY distance. Large number of distant background galaxies are scattered throughout this field.

   2 FRAME MOSAIC

Telescope.  16 inch F4.5 Newtonian.

Camera.  S Big ST 4000 XCM OSC CCD.

Exposure & Time.  15 x 900 sec. (2)   May 2014.

Location.  (Wiruna) Ilford N.S.W.