Elliptical galaxy NGC 205

Posted by dcrowson
on Sunday, October 23, 2016

NGC 205 is a dwarf elliptical galaxy (type E5 pec) located approximately 2,700 light-years away in Andromeda.

Luminance – 24x600s – 240 minutes – binned 1x1
RGB – 8x300s – 40 minutes each – binned 2x2

360 minutes total exposure – 6 hours

Imaged October 21st and 22nd, 2016 from Dark Sky New Mexico at Rancho Hidalgo (Animas, New Mexico) with a SBIG STF-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT12RCT at f/8 2432mm.

LRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/30428940651/sizes/l

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