NGC5921 Galaxy

NGC5921 Galaxy

NGC5921 is Barred Spiral galaxy located in the constellation Serpens. This galaxy is positioned about 3 degrees north of the globular cluster M5 A supernova was discovered in this galaxy on 02-27-2001. There are many HII regions in the large spiral arms extending from the core of the galaxy. NGC5921 is at a distance of approximately 50 million light years.  A rather small object it’s apparent dimensions is 5min x 4min.






 NGC5921 15min Luminance Subframes x 30 = 450 min combined image

NGC5921 15min Red Subframes x 8 = 120 min combined image

NGC5921 15min Blue Subframes x 8 = 120 min combined image

NGC5921 15min Green Subframes x 8 = 120 min combined image



Scope              Planewave 17in

Camera            Apogee U16

Mount               Paramount ME

Filters               Astrodon  LRGB    

Exposures       RGB  1.5Hrs each     L 7.5Hrs        LRGB 15min subs   Total time  12hrs

Location           Sierra Nevada Mountains CA.  Heavens Mirror Observatory  SRO       2012



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