NGC 5824

Located in the direction of Lupus, it lies a considerable distance, about 104,400 ly, from Earth. Recent studies have postulated that it was originally the stellar core of a now destroyed, dwarf satellite galaxy of our Milky Way. 


Camera: SBIG STL11000M, Astrodon filters Scope: Takahashi TOA-130, f=1000mm, f7.7, fov=1.0 x 0.7
Mount: Takahashi EM-200 Temma 2 Guiding: internal
Filters/Exposures: R:G:B = 15:15:15 = 45m Location: ASV's LMDSS, Lady's Pass, Victoria, Australia
Date: July 2023 Processing: CCDStack2, RegiStar and Photoshop CS5