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Contains:  NGC 1097

Image of the day 11/30/2013

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    NGC 1097, 





    
        

            Rick Stevenson
    NGC 1097

    Technical card

    Imaging telescope or lens:Ceravolo 300 Astrograph (f/9)

    Imaging camera:Alta U16M

    Mount:Astro-Physics AP900

    Guiding telescope or lens:Ceravolo 300 Astrograph (f/9)

    Guiding camera:Lodestar

    Software:PixInsight 1.8DC-3 Dreams ACPMaxim DL

    Filter:Astrodon E-series 2 LRGB

    Accessory:FLI Atlas focuser

    Resolution: 3267x2634

    Dates:Nov. 4, 2013

    Frames: 88x900"

    Integration: 22.0 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 1.05 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 1.25%

    Astrometry.net job: 122329

    RA center: 41.581 degrees

    DEC center: -30.276 degrees

    Pixel scale: 0.670 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: -90.503 degrees

    Field radius: 0.390 degrees

    Description

    Barred spiral galaxy NGC 1097 in Fornax. This is an unusual Seyfert galaxy with four very faint extended jets believed to be the result of a minor merger. One of the brighter jets has a right-angle bend called the "dogleg." There is also a much smaller elliptical galaxy, NGC 1097A, currently in the process of merging with NGC 1097.

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    RickS
    Rick Stevenson
    License: None (All rights reserved)
    201815
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    NGC 1097, 





    
        

            Rick Stevenson