NGC 5363 & NGC 5364
Telescope: RCOS 14.5” at Rowe, NM
Camera Filters: Red, Blue, Green, Luminance
Total exposure: 19 hours
Image width: 1/2 degree
NGC 5363 (bottom): Elliptical galaxy in Virgo group. This view shows indications of NGC 5363’s rotation and possible gravitation interactions with NGC 5364 causing disrupted, bland-featured, internal geometry.
NGC 5364 (top) is spiral galaxy showing little indication of star formation in central area. About 55M light-years from earth.