NGC 5529

Posted by dcrowson
on Saturday, April 27, 2019

NGC 5529 (UGC 9127 and others) is an edge-on spiral galaxy located approximately 127 million light-years away in Canes Venatici. The galaxy has several companions described in this paper - https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/pdf/2007/41/aa7729-07.pdf. The most prominent would be MCG+06-31-087 (below and to the left) and NGC 5227, an irregular below and to the right.

PGC 2076843 is the odd LINER AGN (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Low-ionization_nuclear_emission-line_region) galaxy to the left (east) of NGC 5529. PGC 2076761, just to the right, is also an AGN galaxy.

Luminance – 24x600s – 240 minutes – binned 1x1
RGB – 10x300s – 50 minutes each – binned 2x2

390 minutes total exposure – 6 hours 30 minutes

Imaged April 24th, 25th and 26th, 2019 from Dark Sky New Mexico at Rancho Hidalgo (Animas, New Mexico) with a SBIG STF-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT12RCT at f/8 2432mm.

LRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/32772440787/sizes/l

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