Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Pisces (Psc)  ·  Contains:  NGC 660
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NGC 660, 


NGC 660
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NGC 660

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO RC12

Imaging cameras: Atik 4000

Mounts: Software Bisque Paramount MX

Guiding cameras: Lodestar

Focal reducers: AP CCDT67

Software: PixInsight

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

Dates:Sept. 16, 2015Oct. 6, 2015Oct. 9, 2015Oct. 14, 2015

Baader Planetarium B 36mm: 30x450" bin 2x2
Baader Planetarium G 36mm: 46x450" bin 2x2
Baader Planetarium L 36mm: 74x900" bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium R 36mm: 39x450" bin 2x2

Integration: 32.9 hours

Avg. Moon age: 13.58 days

Avg. Moon phase: 13.94%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 831040

RA center: 1h 43' 2"

DEC center: +13° 38' 27"

Pixel scale: 0.957 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -3.463 degrees

Field radius: 0.376 degrees

Resolution: 2000x2000

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

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: AstroCamp


NGC 660 is a peculiar and unique polar-ring galaxy located approximately 45 million light years from Earth in the Pisces constellation.


Collaboration between Salvatore Iovene, Jaime Alemany and me.


Sky plot

Sky plot


NGC 660,