Astrophotography

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NGC891 - Galaxy


Name:
NGC891, Caldwell 23
Date:
4 December & 6 December 2013
Exposure
: 4:24hr ISO400, 44x 6min with IDAS LPS P2 filter
Telescope:
8" Newton f/3.8 800mm with GPU f/4 coma corrector
Mount:
NEQ6-pro, controled by EQmod/CdC, guided by QHY5/9x50 Finder Guider/PHD
Camera:
Canon 450D Baader modified,
Location:
Prinsenbeek, The Netherlands

Object Wikipedia information

NGC 891 is an edge-on unbarred spiral galaxy (actually barred) about 30 million light-years away in the constellation Andromeda. It was discovered by William Herschel on October 6, 1784. The galaxy is a member of the NGC 1023 group of galaxies in the Local Supercluster.

NGC891Name: NGC891, Caldwell 23 Date: 4 December & 6 December 2013 Exposure: 4:24hr ISO400, 44x 6min with IDAS LPS P2 filter Telescope: 8" Newton f/3.8 800mm with GPU f/4 coma corrector Mount: NEQ6-pro, controled by EQmod/CdC, guided by QHY5/9x50 Finder Guider/PHD Camera: Canon 450D Baader modified, Location: Prinsenbeek, The Netherlands

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