Spiral galaxy NGC 891

Posted by AntonFarm
on Monday, March 21, 2011

Farmakopoulos Antonis

NGC 891 is an spiral galaxy in the constellation Andromeda. The distance from Earth it’s about 30 million light-years away. The galaxy is a member of our local group of galaxies.

Some Technical detail :

Location Mauna Keratea Obs near Athens Greece
Telescope GSO RC10" Ritchey Cretien 2000mm f8
Mount Sky Watcher EQ6 Pro
Camera QHY9 KAF 8300 mono CCD, Temp -25 C
Filters / Exposure time
Lum 25x600 sec bin 2x, RGB 12x300 sec bin 2x
Total Exposure time 7,2 ~ hours in 2 nights
Software Nebulosity 2, Deep Sky Stacker, PixInsight, Photoshop CS5


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