Gobs of galaxies

Gregg Ruppel
 

Hi all:

NGC 3158 is a large elliptical galaxy in Leo Minor and is the main component of a group of galaxies that includes 8 NGC objects:

http://www.greggsastronomy.com/IMAGES/ngc3158-LRGB.jpg

crop of the central image:
http://www.greggsastronomy.com/IMAGES/ngc3158-LRGBcrop.jpg
map of the crop:
http://www.greggsastronomy.com/IMAGES/ngc3158_map.jpg

LRGB, 6 hours total exposure from Animas NM (Dark Sky New Mexico)

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Clear skies,

Gregg
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