This exciting trio of  galaxies are gravitationally bound and are an estimated 100 million LY from Earth!  They
represent three distinct types of galaxies; NGC5985 is a barred spiral (left), NGC5982 is an elliptical galaxy
(center), and NGC5981 is an edge-on spiral galaxy (right).  They are located in the constellation of Draco.

April 20, 2007
WO ZS 105mm f/7 Apo Refractor - Baader IR Filter
Canon Digital Rebel 300D / Modified (Hap Griffin)
100 Minutes / 20x300s @ 800ASA
Manually guided on a 14" Meade LX200
Skyhawk Observatory, West Bend, WI
Rick Kazmierski

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