NGC 5921

NGC 5921.

NGC 5921 is a barred spiral galaxy in Serpens Caput at a distance of about 70 MLY.

It’s lightly wrapped spiral arms have formed a ring and have several faint red H11 regions along the arms. There are also several interesting background galaxies in the field.

F. O. V.   25 x 25 minutes of arc.

Telescope.   16 Inch F 4.5 Newtonian.

Camera.   S Big ST4000 XCM OSC CCD.

Exposure.   15 x 600 sec.  +  12 x 900 sec.   July 2011,  July 2017.

Location.  (Wiruna) Ilford N.S.W.