NGC 5906, often called the Splinter galaxy is a spiral galaxy in Draco, located 45 million light years from the Sun. An edge-on galaxy, it appears as a thin sliver of light in a telescope.
|Scope||C8 with meade 6.3 focal recucer|
|Exposure Info||4 hours total exposure time (16x15min)|
|Date||November 1, 2008|
|Copyright||Photo copyright Thomas Kerns, Beluga Lake Observatory|