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Contains:  NGC 891, NGC 898
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NGC 891 - Silver Sliver Galaxy, 


            Falk Schiel
NGC 891 - Silver Sliver Galaxy
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NGC 891 - Silver Sliver Galaxy

Technical card

Dates:Oct. 18, 2018Oct. 20, 2018Oct. 21, 2018

Baader B 31mm: 40x180" -20C bin 2x2
Baader G 31mm: 30x180" -20C bin 2x2
Baader R 31mm: 20x180" -20C bin 2x2
Baader Skyglow Neodymium 1.25": 100x180" -20C bin 2x2

Integration: 9.5 hours

Darks: ~40

Flats: ~40

Avg. Moon age: 10.44 days

Avg. Moon phase: 79.45%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Basic astrometry details job: 2700714

RA center: 2h 22' 32"

DEC center: +42° 21' 28"

Pixel scale: 0.927 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 297.550 degrees

Field radius: 0.539 degrees

Resolution: 3538x2234

Locations: Backyard, Nuremberg, Germany

Data source: Backyard


As always I'm not satisfied with my galaxies. But it took me by surprise how many small galaxies are to find in this field of view.



Falk Schiel
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons


  • NGC 891 - Silver Sliver Galaxy, 


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    NGC 891 - Silver Sliver Galaxy, 


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NGC 891 - Silver Sliver Galaxy, 


            Falk Schiel