Sunday, May 22, 2011

NGC 5750

NGC5750 is barred lenticular with narrow-line AGN. The most prominent features of NGC 5750 is ring and several intricate dust lanes. A weak bar is surrounded by the ring. The ring is broken at severally places which gives the impression of tightly overlapping spiral arms starting at opposite ends of the bar. NGC 5750 was observed on 10th May with SALTICAM in B,V, R and Halpha filters with 15 second exposure time in each filter.

Credit: Observations made by David Buckley and Petri Vaisanen and color image and write-up by Sudhanshu Barway.

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