NGC 1055

Posted by dcrowson
on Sunday, January 23, 2022
NGC 1055 (UGC 2173, PGC 10208 and many others) is an edge on spiral located approximately 63 million light-years away in Cetus. The galaxy is flanked by bright stars HD 16835 (mag 7.56) and HD 16786 (mag 6.68) just above.

Luminance – 24x600s – 240 minutes – binned 1x1
RGB – 10:9:9x300s – 50:45:45 minutes each – binned 2x2

380 minutes total exposure – 6 hours 20 minutes

Imaged November 8th, 25th, 27th, 28th and 30th, 2021 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.

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