Spiral Galaxy, 



    
        

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Spiral Galaxy

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
8" SCT GT Series Celestron
Imaging Cameras
450 Rebel Canon
Mounts
CG5 Equatorial Celestron
Accessories
6.3 Focal reducer Celestron
Software
3.3.3 Beta 47, 3.82 and CS3 Deep Sky Stacker, Image Plus, Photoshop & Noel's Tools,

Acquisition details

Dates:
Oct. 7, 2010
Frames:
9x40" (6') ISO1600
5x42" (3' 30") ISO1600
5x48" (4') ISO1600
Integration:
13' 30"
Avg. Moon age:
29.21 days
Avg. Moon phase:
0.12%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
5.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 97165

Resolution: 620x487

Description

NGC 7331 (also known as Caldwell 30) is a spiral galaxy and is located in constellation Pegasus. It is about 40 megalight years away from earth. The galaxy is similar in size and structure to the galaxy we inhabit and is often referred to as "the Milky Way's twin", although recent discoveries regarding the structure of the Milky Way may call this similarity into doubt. It waas discovered by William Herschel in 1784.

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