NGC 891 - edge on spiral galaxy in Andromeda

Posted by astrobishop
on Saturday, December 19, 2009

by John Bishop


NGC 891, an edge-on spiral galaxy 27 million light years distant in Andromeda, by John Bishop, from Beeville, TX December 18, 2009. Meade 16 inch RCX400 operating at F 5.33 with an Astro-Physics CCDT67 focal reducer, cooled spectrum modified Canon 40D, ASA1600, five 6 minute images stacked and processed in MaximDL, PhotoshopCS2 and Noise Ninja. 

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