IC5250A/B in Tucana with lenticular NGC7358, IC5246 and edge-on galaxy IC5249
This group of very peculiar galaxies is situated deep south in the constellation Tucana. IC 5250A/B actually is a merging pair of two spiral galaxies.
Find an article about the thin edge-on galaxy IC5249 here.
distance: about 150 mio. lightyears
size: 2,7x2,7 arcsec.
L = 21x1200s
R = 8x1200s
G = 8x1200s
B = 8x1200s
80cm f/7 Astrooptik Keller corrected cassegrain, FLI Proline 16803, Baader filters, Prompt 7 CTIO/UNC Chile, FWHM between 0.9-1.3 arcsec; south is up,
processing: Volker Wendel
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see a crop on IC 5250 below