NGC 5068

NGC 5068 (15) (2016) (90)

NGC 5068

NGC 5068 is a face-on barred spiral galaxy in Virgo at 22 MLY distance. There are many H11 regions with several star clusters and some faint dust lanes across an unusual barred centre.

Telescope.  16 Inch F 4.5 Newtonian.

Camera.  S Big ST4000 XCM OSC CCD.

Exposure and Date.  15 x 900 sec.  Apr. 2016.

Location.  (Wiruna) Ilford N.S.W.