L I B R A

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Libra "The Scales" was origionally considered by ancient greeks to represent the claws of Scorpius the scorpion.
But, sometime during the 1st century BC, the Romans remade that section of the sky into the scales, or balance, and Libra became a new constellation of the Zodiac. During the Autumn equinox, the Sun is located in Libra, and is said to balance the hours between night and day equally.



06/15/2012 - 4 seconds, StellaCam II and Cannon 5.5 CCTV lens



Deep-Sky objects located in the Constellation of Libra:


NGC5595 & 5597 (galaxy) - 06/13/2012 - 6" RC f9, StellaCam-3 and .5 focal reducer @ 20 seconds




NGC5728 (galaxy) - 06/13/2012 - 6" RC f9, StellaCam-3 and .5 focal reducer @ 20 seconds




NGC5757 (galaxy) - 06/13/2012 - 6" RC f9, StellaCam-3 and .5 focal reducer @ 20 seconds




NGC5791 & ESO581-7 (galaxy) - 06/13/2012 - 6" RC f9, StellaCam-3 and .5 focal reducer @ 20 seconds




NGC5792 (galaxy) - 06/13/2012 - 6" RC f9, StellaCam-3 and .5 focal reducer @ 20 seconds




NGC5793 & 5796 (galaxy) - 06/13/2012 - 6" RC f9, StellaCam-3 and .5 focal reducer @ 20 seconds




NGC5812 (galaxy) - 06/13/2012 - 6" RC f9, StellaCam-3 and .5 focal reducer @ 20 seconds




NGC5858 & 5861 (galaxy) - 06/13/2012 - 6" RC f9, StellaCam-3 and .5 focal reducer @ 20 seconds




NGC5878 (galaxy) - 06/13/2012 - 6" RC f9, StellaCam-3 and .5 focal reducer @ 20 seconds




NGC5885 (galaxy) - 06/13/2012 - 6" RC f9, StellaCam-3 and .5 focal reducer @ 20 seconds




NGC5897 (globular cluster) - 06/13/2012 - 6" RC f9, StellaCam-3 and .5 focal reducer @ 15 seconds




NGC5898 & 5903 & ESO514-3 (galaxy) - 06/13/2012 - 6" RC f9, StellaCam-3 and .5 focal reducer @ 20 seconds




NGC5915 & 5916 & 5916A (galaxy) - 06/13/2012 - 6" RC f9, StellaCam-3 and .5 focal reducer @ 20 seconds







Hope you enjoyed the visit. Come again soon!
Larry McHenry,   Pittsburgh, PA. USA

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