NGC 5135

NGC 5135

In an interesting field of a diverse range of galaxies in Hydra, NGC 5135 (top left) is an barred spiral with faint wrap around arms, on one side of the field to NGC 5153/5152 a merging pair of galaxies. (right middle).

There are numerous faint background galaxies scattered across this field of view.

F. O. V.    40 x 40 min of arc.

Telescope.   Orion Optics UK AG12.

Camera.   S Big ST4000 XCM OSC CCD.

Exposure and Date.   33 x 600 sec.   May 2022.

Location.    (Wiruna) Ilford N.S.W.