Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  NGC 2976
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NGC 2976

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO RC12

Imaging cameras: Atik 4000

Mounts: Software Bisque Paramount MX

Guiding cameras: Lodestar

Focal reducers: AP CCDT67

Filters: Baader Planetarium B 36mm  ·  Baader Planetarium G 36mm  ·  Baader Planetarium R 36mm  ·  Baader Planetarium L 36mm


Dates:Dec. 18, 2014Dec. 20, 2014Dec. 21, 2014Dec. 22, 2014

Frames:
Baader Planetarium B 36mm: 28x450" (3h 30') bin 2x2
Baader Planetarium G 36mm: 41x450" (5h 7' 30") bin 2x2
Baader Planetarium L 36mm: 60x900" (15h) bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium R 36mm: 41x450" (5h 7' 30") bin 2x2

Integration: 28h 45'

Avg. Moon age: 20.76 days

Avg. Moon phase: 4.66%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 479591

RA center: 9h 47' 15"

DEC center: +67° 55' 12"

Pixel scale: 0.957 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -3.565 degrees

Field radius: 0.357 degrees


Resolution: 1900x1900

Locations: Observatorio remoto Tomas Lopez en AstroCamp, Nerpio, Albacete, Spain

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: AstroCamp

Description

Part of the M81 group,[4] NGC 2976, located 1° 20′ southwest of M81, is an unbarred spiral galaxy. The inner structure contains many dark lanes and stellar condensations in its disk. The galaxy is sometimes classified as Sdp because its spiral arms are difficult to be traced. The bright inner part of this disk appears to have a defined edge. These distortions are results from the gravitational interactions with its neighbors.

NGC 2976 was discovered by William Herschel on November 8, 1801, and cataloged as H I.285.

Collaboration between Salvatore Iovene, Jaime Alemany and me.

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NGC 2976, 



    
        

            Samuel