NGC 6015 (UGC 10075) Galaxy in Draco

Located at: RA 15 hours 51 minutes 25 seconds, Dec +62 degrees 18 minutes 35 seconds

Size: 5.4' x 2.1' Magnitude: 11.7 blue Class: SA(s)cd HII

North is up

West to the right

Telescope:

 8" f5 Newtonian reflector

Camera:

 ST-8XME, self-guided, binned 1x1, temp -20c & -25c, camera control MaxIm DL 4.56

Image:

Lumicon Red filter, 850 minutes (85 x 10 minute subs), 05/13/15/18/19/20/2011; seeing 2.3-4.0 FWHM per CCDStack

Processing:

CCDStack 2.24.4110.20701, Photoshop 7.0

Location:

 Rolling Roof Observatory, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360 (+34d 13m 29s -118h 52m 20s)

Notes: See the 14.5" version.

From the NGC / IC Project:

Contemporary Visual Observation(s) for NGC 6015

NGC 6015 = UGC 10075 = MCG +10-23-003 = CGCG 298-003 = CGCG 319-028 = PGC 56219
15 51 25.2 +62 18 35
V = 11.1;  Size 5.4x2.1;  SB = 13.6;  PA = 28d

13.1": fairly faint, fairly large, elongated 2:1 SSW-NNE, 4.0'x1.8', diffuse, 
almost even surface brightness.  Located 2.3' E of a mag 11 star.  A mag 13.5 
star is at the SSW end 1.9' from the center.

- by Steve Gottlieb