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Catalogue and alternative designations

M102, NGC 5866

Type Galaxy
Position 15 06.5, + 55 46
Constellation Draco
Camera and Telescope QSI 583 WSG, 20cm Maksutov Newtonian courtesy Dean Salman
Focal Ratio F4
Exposure Details LRGB 150:60:60:60 with Astrodon series 2 filters
Description This galaxy is one of the leading candidates for M102 which has never been identified unambiguously.  It is a 10th magnitude lenticular galaxy that is about 5.2' in size and is one of the few reasonable deep sky targets in Draco.  For a full resolution crop see here.