NGC 5161

NGC 5161

NGC 5161 is a spiral galaxy in Centaurus at about 110 MLY distance.

There is a lot of star formation in the bluish spiral arms while the yellowish nucleus indicates an older star population.

F O V.   25 x 25 minutes of arc.

Telescope.   16 Inch F 4.5 Newtonian.

Camera.   S Big ST 4000 XCM OSC CCD.

Exposure and  Date.   12 x 900 sec.   June 2017.

Location.   (Wiruna ) Ilford N.S.W.