Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  NGC 891
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NGC891 Silver Silver Galaxy, 


            Alf Jacob Nilsen
NGC891 Silver Silver Galaxy
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO RC 254/2000 Carbon OTA

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI294MC PRO

Mounts: iOptron CEM60-EC

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher EvoGuide 50ED

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar 2

Software: Astro Pixel Processor APP  ·  Adobe Photoshop CC  ·  Cyanogen Maxim DL

Filters: IDAS LPS D1 IDAS light pollution filter

Accessory: Optec TCF-S

Dates:Dec. 1, 2019

Frames: 51x600"

Integration: 8.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 4.86 days

Avg. Moon phase: 24.46%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3093795

RA center: 2h 22' 30"

DEC center: +42° 20' 45"

Pixel scale: 1.588 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 267.497 degrees

Field radius: 0.319 degrees

Resolution: 1200x809

Locations: Osmundstø Observatorium (private backyard observatory), Hidrasund, Vest Agder, Norway

Data source: Backyard


An 8,5 hour image of NGC891 edge on galaxy in Andromeda, the first really serious attempt of a long exporsure with my RC. To be extended with yet a few hours of exporsure...



Alf Jacob Nilsen
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NGC891 Silver Silver Galaxy, 


            Alf Jacob Nilsen