NGC 891
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NGC 891

 

  • TYPE:  Spiral Galaxy, Type SA(s)b? sp III
  • RA: 02h 22.6'
  • DEC:  +42degrees 21'
  • SIZE:  13.0' X 2.8'
  • VISUAL MAGNITUDE:  9.9
  • SURFACE BRIGHTNESS:  13.7
  • CONSTELLATION:  Andromeda
  • DISTANCE:  43 Million Light Years
  • DIAMETER:  168 Thousand Light Years

IMAGING INFORMATION

  • TELESCOPE:  Celestron C-14, FL 39110 mm, Schmidt-Cassegrain reflector
  • REDUCER/CORRECTOR:  Celestron 6.3
  • CAMERA:  Santa Barbara Instruments, ST-8 Digital (Thermoelectrically cooled)
  • ADAPTIVE OPTICS:  None
  • FILTER(S):  None
  • CCD COOLING TEMPERATURE:  -15 C
  • BINNING/RESOLUTION:  1 X 1 (1530 X 1020)
  • EXPOSURE TIME:  60 minutes
  • NUMBER OF IMAGES:  1
  • FILM SPEED:  None
  • DATE/TIME:  09-13-04 / 08:59:53 UTC
  • LOCATION:  Valley Center, San Diego County, California
  • TEMPERATURE:  Unknown
  • HUMIDITY:  Unknown

 

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