Tidal Streams in NGC 5907

Date of the discovery: December 2008

Short Description: Tidal Streams were discovered around NGC 5907 in images taken by amateur astronomer R. Jay GaBany.

Amateur Astronomer(s): R. Jay GaBany

Researchers in the discovery paper: David Martínez-Delgado, Jorge Peñarrubia, Ignacio Trujillo, Steven R. Majewski, and M. Pohlen

Link to paper in ADS: https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2008ApJ…689..184M/abstract

SIMBAD page: http://simbad.u-strasbg.fr/simbad/sim-id?Ident=%40456755&Name=NGC%20%205906&submit=submit

Telescopes involved: Blackbird Observatory

Figrue 4 of the paper, showing a N-body simulation of the streams
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Other pages:

cosmotography (website by R Jay GaBany): https://www.cosmotography.com/images/small_ring_ngc5907.html

Credit for the header image: R Jay GaBany

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