Tagged: NGC5078 - Adam Lundie - Eatons Hill Observatory

Tagged: NGC5078

Galaxies NGC5101 and NGC5078 thumbnail
This two panel mosaic shows the large galaxies NGC5101 (left) and NGC5078 (right), approximately 89 and 94 million light years distant. Galaxy IC879 is interacting with NGC5078, while galaxy IC4222 is shown in the bottom right corner. Numerous other small galaxies appear throughout the background

Asteroid 2001 TM120 Passing NGC 5078 thumbnail
While looking through the data captured of NGC 5078, I discovered a very dim object slowly moving through the field of view. I have identified the object as main belt asteroid 2001 TM120, magnitude 15.5.