Tidal Stream and the Splinter Galaxy (NGC 5907)

Posted by Lynn Hilborn
on Friday, May 10, 2013

Splinter Galaxy NGC5097 with extended stellar tidal stream - 21.5 hours of exposure. TEC 140 @f7 and FLI ML8300 camera with Baader filters. Taken by Lynn Hilborn,WhistleStop Obs, Grafton, Ontario on May 1,3,4,5, 2013.
An extended stellar tidal stream around spiral galaxy NGC5097, the resukt of a galactic merger with a smaller satellite galaxy. Extremely faint !
Lum 1x1 24x10min.
Lum 2x2 28x30min
RGB 2x2 7x10min each.

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