Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Andromeda (And)  ·  Contains:  NGC 404  ·  The star Mirach (βAnd)
NGC 404, 



    
        

            Tim Stone
NGC 404
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NGC 404

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Planewave Instruments CDK 17
Imaging Cameras
Apogee U16M
Mounts
Paramount ME
Filters
Astrodon E-series R · Astrodon E-series G · Astrodon E-series B · Astrodon E-series 2 L
Accessories
Astrodon Monster MOAG
Software
photoshop · Maxim DL
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Planewave Instruments CDK 17
Guiding Cameras
SBIG STi

Acquisition details

Dates:
Nov. 6, 2013 ·  Nov. 9, 2013
Frames:
Astrodon E-series 2 L: 12x300" (1h) -30C bin 2x2
Astrodon E-series B: 8x300" (40') -30C bin 2x2
Astrodon E-series G: 8x300" (40') -30C bin 2x2
Astrodon E-series R: 8x300" (40') -30C bin 2x2
Integration:
3h
Avg. Moon age:
4.93 days
Avg. Moon phase:
26.56%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 101962

RA center: 01h09m52s.6

DEC center: +35°3527

Pixel scale: 1.251 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 176.010 degrees

Field radius: 0.503 degrees

Resolution: 620x620

Locations: Sugar Grove Observatory, Funks Grove, IL, United States

Description

Mirach's ghost, NGC 404, is an elliptical galaxy far beyond the brilliant star that happens to almost be directly between us and it.

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NGC 404, 



    
        

            Tim Stone