Animas, New Mexico
Imaged over seven nights in March, 2016 from Rancho Hidalgo (Animas, New Mexico) with a SBIG STF-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT12RCT at f/8 2432mm.
LRGB – https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/25308020234/sizes/l
The Draco Trio consists of NGC 5981 (edge-on spiral at the right), 5982 (elliptical in the center) and 5985 (face-on spiral at the left). All are located approximately 100 million light-years away.
Luminance â€“ 27x600s â€“ 270 minutes â€“ binned 1×1
RGB â€“ 8x300s â€“ 40 minutes each â€“ binned 2×2
390 minutes total exposure â€“ 6 hours 30 minutes