NGC 5253

RA 10 33 33.3

Dec + 11 52 15.4

Observation on Faulkes South 15:00 27/02/09

Red

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Green

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Blue

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H-alpha

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uí (ultraviolet)

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I did not choose very good settings for any of the exposures on the 27th so the image links above and the images below are not the original JPEGs automatically produced by FT but are the result of photoshopping the FITS data.

RGB

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H alpha (red), Green and uí (blue), you can see that only the central cores of the merging galaxies (?) that make up IC 620 emit much UV and the other faint galaxies in the frame even less.

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